[Samba] domain-free multi-user use cases

Eric Levy contact at ericlevy.name
Thu Oct 28 15:42:40 UTC 2021

On Thu, 2021-10-28 at 10:36 -0500, Patrick Goetz via samba wrote:
> AFAIK, you can already do this with NFSv4 using nfsidmap and
> rpc.idmapd, 
> with user mappings stored in /etc/idmap.conf.  I say AFAIK because
> I've 
> never tried to use this feature and typically just make sure my
> users 
> have the same uid on all systems (say by using a directory <:) ).
> This doesn't cover Windows clients (is there still even an NFS 
> implementation for Windows?) but I recall you saying you have an all 
> linux environment.

Yes, I might use NFS more readily if it supported passwords, but as I
noted earlier, the value of the requested feature is not dependent on
my individual circumstances.

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