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Linux, Windows AD domain, and IDs

On Fri, Dec 03, 2010 at 09:58:33PM -0500, Scott Ehrlich wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 3, 2010 at 8:22 PM, Dan Ritter <dsr-mzpnVDyJpH4k7aNtvndDlA at> wrote:
> > username:x:1024:65534:useless name:/home/username:/bin/sh
> > otherguy:x:1024:65534:other guy:/home/username:/bin/sh
> >
> > are the same userid, and have precisely the same permissions.
> >
> The above is correct.   Now, in my case, /etc/passwd does NOT have the
> above entries.   /etc/passwd ONLY has the default entries given by the
> OS.   The user logs in with credentials that are strictly in active
> directory.   IF the account was local, I could easily change
> username's ID from 1024 to actually the numeric portion of the
> employee id (123456 from se123456).
> But, with NO local account in /etc/passwd, how can I do this?

It probably involves wizardry with PAM.


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