[Samba] idmap ad question

Vaughan, Robert J vaughar2 at gdls.com
Sun Feb 12 22:21:09 UTC 2023

>Hi all

>In the idmap_config_ad wiki, it states ..

>If you use the winbind 'ad' backend, you must add a gidNumber attribute to the Domain Users group in AD.

>Can someone explain this?

>>My guess is that failing to map the typical primary group of all users is likely to cause major service disruption

But not all my AD users use Samba, and those that do have the gidNumber set, and also we have this line in smb.conf ..

unix_primary_group = yes

So does it make sense in that case?


Robert Vaughan

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