[Samba] chown: changing ownership of 'test': Invalid argument

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Wed Apr 10 09:51:25 UTC 2019

On Wed, 10 Apr 2019 11:38:04 +0200
"L.P.H. van Belle via samba" <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> Hai Rowland, 
> > From my understanding 'idmapd.conf' is for NFS.  
> Yes, you are correct, thats for NFS. 
> I asked because i noticed that his setup is an auth only setup, ( no
> shares ). And on my vpn server ( auth only ), with nfs, yes, the
> detection of the dns domain and realm needed a bit of help. Due to
> dns resolving i needed to set ( a non default setup ). 
> He might also be using CIFS or NFS or none of these,.. 
> As you,... Ah...  i see now, pointed out to with the mk_homedir. 
> So probley no NFS then. 
> But on servers with, or multiple interfaces and/or ipnumbers, and
> with NFS used, setting the showed values helps. Or you need a really
> good setup with your dns/resolving. 

That explains it better, perhaps if you are adding it to the script,
then it should be conditional on NFS being used.


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