[Samba] ID Mapping

O'Connor, Daniel darius at dons.net.au
Tue Nov 3 13:05:20 UTC 2020

> On 3 Nov 2020, at 23:21, Rowland penny via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:
> On 03/11/2020 12:17, O'Connor, Daniel wrote:
>> I tried setting uidNumber et al via the active directory editor and samba-ldbedit, however the mapping doesn't seem to change so I am wondering if it ends up stored somewhere else in the AD case.
> Did you give 'Domain Users' a gidNumber ? without this, the uidNumber attributes are ignored.

No, although I just tried it now but it doesn't appear to make a difference.

I set it via ADUC and checked via samba-ldbedit .. secrets.ldb

>>> The OP is using numbers in the '1000' range, this is something I wouldn't do, it leaves no space for local Unix users.
>> These were migrated from an old (Samba 3 era) install, so it's vintage now ;)
> That is just about the only reason to use them and even then I would think hard about setting up a new domain.

Too late now :)

Daniel O'Connor
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