[CentOS] Centos+AD integration (uid/gid problems)
Ray Van Dolson
rayvd at bludgeon.org
Tue Mar 29 17:18:21 UTC 2011
On Tue, Mar 29, 2011 at 06:07:46PM +0100, nux at li.nux.ro wrote:
> I need to have several EL machines in an AD env.
> Joining the machines was easier than expected using authconfig, but what
> happens now is that blahdomain\blahuser gets assigned a
> different, random ID each time I use a different station.
> In AD I did specify the UID and GID in the UNIX Attributes tab for blahuser,
> but it gets totally ignored; so do the other values (for home, shell etc).
> Ideally I'd have all the users assigned a static uid and gid from AD and
> have /home on all machines mounted from NFS; but right now if I log in with
> blahuser to another machine my $HOME is owned by another random id.
> Sugesstions? What am I missing? I'm quite a noob with Windows :)
You might try taking a look at idmap_ad(8) (and the other idmap_* man
pages as well).
I'm not sure which idmap backend gets used by default (RID?). I did
think idmap_rid would result in consistent UID/GID mappings based on
the SID assuming you choose the same ranges on each server...
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