[Samba] ad-backend: uidNumber set too late

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Fri Sep 3 10:53:11 UTC 2021

On Fri, 2021-09-03 at 11:10 +0200, Marco Gaiarin via samba wrote:
> Mandi! Rowland Penny via samba
>   In chel di` si favelave...
> > Never understood why a Unix computer needs an ID ????
> For the exact same reason i write here, every time you asked. ;-)
> Because if some tools that run as SYSTEM need to access some share
> (for
> me, WPKG), clearly not in 'guest access', the client use the machine
> account to do so, so need an UID (and a GID in 'Domain Computers'
> group, indeed).

Then why can I use the machine password on a Unix domain member and non
of my Linux computers have a uidNumber attribute ?


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