Fwd: Linux, Windows AD domain, and IDs
On Sat, Dec 4, 2010 at 5:41 AM, Scott Ehrlich <email@example.com> wrote:
> You have a CentOS (for example) workstation that is a member of a
> Windows AD domain courtesy of modified smb.conf and krb5.conf files.
> There are, thus, no local user accounts on the linux workstation.
> There is a network application that benefits most (maybe even
> requires) the user's numerical portion of their employee ID as their
> linux workstation id.
> Thus, if I log in, my domain username might be scott12. * My employee
> ID might be se123456. * *If I log into the linux workstation, I'm
> going to log in as scott12 along with providing my password. * *I type
> id at the shell, and am given something like scott12 (10001) for the
> user. * *How can I manage to make the id [also] equal to 123456 for
> user scott12 without breaking anything?
> Thanks for any leads.
You need to use IDMAP to do this. Have a look at the below link,
specially the IDMAP storage in LDAP section.
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