[Samba] Permissions issue on domain member server (samba as an appliance)

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Mon Oct 30 08:06:03 UTC 2023

On Sun, 29 Oct 2023 16:35:14 -0400
Greg Dickie <greg at justaguy.ca> wrote:

> Hey Rowland,
>   Sorry, I'm thick. I understand why you would not want to create a
> linux user called Administrator but then where will the credentials
> come from? In my AD, I do not have a user called Administrator. I
> guess I must have a user with RID 500 though, I'll look for that.

If you look here:

It tells you how to set up the user.map on a Unix domain member (on a
Samba DC, the mapping is done for you in idmap.ldb).

Amongst the information notes is this:

If, for any reason, you change the domain Administrator account name,
you must use your new name for Administrator in the following instead
of Administrator.


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