Web lists-archives.com

Re: user/group mapping for NFS




Incidentally, I’m actually more concerned about groups than users. Users could reasonably want to do chgrp to adjust group membership of a file or directory, but they can’t do much about user. However it would be nice to see the real user as well.

On Jan 10, 2019, at 12:57 PM, Corinna Vinschen <corinna-cygwin@xxxxxxxxxx<mailto:corinna-cygwin@xxxxxxxxxx>> wrote:

Well, it should.  What happens is this:  After asking the non-AD LDAP
server for the account name, it asks the account fetching algorithm for
that name from scratch.  This depends on the /etc/nsswitch.conf
settings, of course (*).  Assuming "passwd: files db", it first checks
the local /etc/passwd file for a matching entry for that account name,
then the OS, preferring AD on an AD member machine, then local SAM.


--
Problem reports:       http://cygwin.com/problems.html
FAQ:                   http://cygwin.com/faq/
Documentation:         http://cygwin.com/docs.html
Unsubscribe info:      http://cygwin.com/ml/#unsubscribe-simple