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Re: [Samba] updating TDB user/group entries to RID




On Fri, 27 Oct 2017 15:17:56 +0200
Oleg Cherkasov via samba <samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> I wonder if there are any tools to simplify transition from TDB to
> RID on existing system in production.  Long story short, by mistake
> one of our servers were configured with default idmap set to a range:
> 
> idmap config * : backend = tdb
> idmap config * : range = 3000-7999
> 
> The server had joined domain and everything works just fine however I 
> may need to fix user/group ids and make it like that:
> 
> idmap config * : backend = tdb
> idmap config * : range = 3000-7999
> idmap config MYDOMAIN : backend = rid
> idmap config MYDOMAIN : range = 8000-999999999
> 
> Existing users and groups are still in TDB so RID does not have any 
> effect unless uncached user used.
> 
> I suspect I may need to do some scripting with tdbtool and 
> getfacl/setfacl to be able to migrate existing filesystem to new ids. 
> Using robocopy may be expensive to pull and push files because 
> filesystem is more than 35Tb+ ...
> 
> Anyone had any good experience with that?
> 
> 
> Cheers,
> Oleg
> 

From what I understand, your domain users and groups are being
allocated IDs in the 3000-7999 range, if this is so, it will probably
be  be easier to script around 'getent passwd' and 'getent group'.

Rowland
 

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