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Re: [Samba] AD ID mapping back end - must IDs be unique over all objects?




On Sun, 20 Jan 2019 at 21:24, Rowland Penny via samba <samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
wrote:

> On Sun, 20 Jan 2019 20:57:51 +0100
> Viktor Trojanovic via samba <samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> > Reading the wiki page on the topic above, the following doesn't seem
> > entirely clear to me: must all used IDs be unique, or do just the
> > user/computer accounts and the groups, respectively, need unique IDs?
> > Simply put, is it possible that a user has a uidNumber that is the
> > same as the gidNumber of a group?
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Viktor
>
> Does this answer your question ?
>
> rowland@devstation:~$ getent passwd rowland
> rowland:*:10000:10000:Rowland Penny:/home/rowland:/bin/bash
>
> The first '10000' is myself and the second '10000' is Domain Users.
>
> To put it another way, each users must have a unique uidNumber and each
> group must have a unique gidNumber, but they can both start from the
> same number.
>

That answers it. Thanks Rowland.
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