[Samba] NIS Domain Does Not Appear

Christian Naumer cn at brain-biotech.de
Thu Dec 19 13:51:34 UTC 2019

Maybe the AD was not provisioned with rfc attributes? the NIS domain ist
saved at:


At least ours is there.


Am 19.12.19 um 14:35 schrieb Gabriel Franca via samba:
> Hi Howland,
> That is precisely what I cannot do.
> I do this by windows using Rsat, and when I select the NIS domain to be able to assign the gid or uid it does not appear, so I can't use samba just as a file server.
> Do you know if there is a way to reset or show NIS Domain?
> Is there any way to assign uidNumber & gidNumber attributes via console?
> Best regards,
> Gabriel Franca
> ----- Mensagem original -----
> De: "Rowland penny via samba" <samba at lists.samba.org>
> Para: samba at lists.samba.org
> Enviadas: Quinta-feira, 19 de Dezembro de 2019 6:17:04
> Assunto: Re: [Samba] NIS Domain Does Not Appear
> On 18/12/2019 17:54, Gabriel Franca via samba wrote:
>> Good afternoon friends,
>> I made a FSMO transfer from a samba 4.0 to a 4.10 and then I demoted the server 4.0 then added another server with samba 4.10 and so I got two DCs.
>> I tried to put a centos 8 with samba 4.9 as file server.
>> Now comes the problem:
>> When I go to user / group properties and go to the "Unix Attributes" tab and select NIS Domain it shows nothing but <none>.
>> I can mitigate and make NIS Domain appear?
> I have been thinking about this and all I can think of is, have you 
> given your users and groups uidNumber & gidNumber attributes ? They are 
> not added automatically.
> Rowland

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