[Samba] ID Mapping

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Tue Nov 3 13:47:33 UTC 2020

On 03/11/2020 13:05, O'Connor, Daniel wrote:
>> 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
If your users have a unique uidNumber attribute and Domain Users has a 
gidNumber attribute, it should work on a DC, provided that you also have 
'idmap_ldb:use rfc2307  = yes' in smb.conf, I keep forgetting that one 😁


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