> -----Original Message-----
> From: freeipa-users-boun...@redhat.com [mailto:freeipa-users-
> boun...@redhat.com] On Behalf Of Alexander Bokovoy
> Sent: Thursday, 19 May 2016 5:12 PM
> To: Lachlan Musicman
> Cc: freeipa-users@redhat.com
> Subject: Re: [Freeipa-users] File user and group ownership listings...
> On Thu, 19 May 2016, Lachlan Musicman wrote:
> >Now that groups are working as expected, we have noticed that when
> >listing a directory the user and group now have full domain qualifiers.
> >
> >This doesn't look great. We've also noticed that we now need to
> >
> >chown :group@subdomain filename
> >
> >(with default_domain_suffix set).
> >
> >
> >Is there a reason why when the group's name and ID is the same across
> >both domains, it can't be considered the same group for file ownership 
> >reasons?
> In POSIX systems user and group IDs are two different namespaces. We force
> so-called private groups to have the same ID as the user to simplify some of 
> hard
> identity mapping problems between POSIX and Windows environments. In
> Windows world security identifier (SID) namespace is the same for all objects.

Ah, ok then. Thanks!

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