Bug 1840 - idmap uids and gids not unique in idmap_LDAP
Summary: idmap uids and gids not unique in idmap_LDAP
Alias: None
Product: Samba 3.0
Classification: Unclassified
Component: winbind (show other bugs)
Version: 3.0.7
Hardware: x86 Linux
: P3 regression
Target Milestone: none
Assignee: Samba Bugzilla Account
QA Contact: Samba QA Contact
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Reported: 2004-09-28 06:10 UTC by Ole B. Larsen
Modified: 2005-08-24 10:16 UTC (History)
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Description Ole B. Larsen 2004-09-28 06:10:36 UTC
Samba 3.0.7 OpenLDAP 2.1.25 
When winbind idmaps are imported into LDAP from an existing winbindd_idmap.tdb 
file, the range configured in smb.conf must cover the range previously existing 
in the .tdb file (e.g. 'idmap uid = 10000-20000'; 'idmap gid = 10000-20000'). 
When new idmap uids and gids are created, following the creation of new users 
or groups, these uids and gids are created inside the existing range which 
means that dublicate entries can be created in LDAP. The dublicate entries mean 
that Winbind user- and groupnames cannot  be resolved.  
Winbindd should check properly for existing gidnumber/uidnumber in LDAP before 
creating a new entry. The samba LDAP-schema should be modified so that 
gidnumber/uidnumber is guaranteed to be unique.
Comment 1 Ole B. Larsen 2004-09-30 03:04:35 UTC
Turned out to be a case of  UNFPD (User Not Finding Proper Documentation).
Next available uidNumber and gidNumber is taken from the uidNumber & gidNumber 
attributes of the Idmap ou, e.g.

ldapsearch -xLLL "(objectclass=sambaunixidpool)"       
dn: ou=Idmap,dc=department,dc=company,dc=com
objectClass: top
objectClass: organizationalUnit
objectClass: sambaUnixIdPool
ou: Idmap
description: Winbind Idmap
uidNumber: 15002
gidNumber: 15003

These attributes are updated, as they should be, when you add a new user or 
group and this user or group is used by winbindd (e.g. for assigning an ACL).
However, when you load users and groups from a previously used  
winbindd_idmap.tdb file, the above attributes are NOT updated and you will get 
the problem described in this bug-report, if you do not update them 'manually'.

You can (sort of) obtain this information from p.406 (CHAPTER 30. UPGRADING 
FROM SAMBA-2.X TO SAMBA-3.0.0 in "Samba Project Documentation 2003"), 
where 'sambaUNIXIdPool' is described.
Comment 2 Gerald (Jerry) Carter (dead mail address) 2005-08-24 10:16:39 UTC
sorry for the same, cleaning up the database to prevent unecessary reopens of bugs.