Status of LDAP support in Samba
allan at umich.edu
Fri Jan 22 18:56:46 GMT 1999
We seem to be having two different conversations even though we are
talking to each other.
Let me think about what I'm trying to say and I'll get back to you.
On 22-Jan-99 Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:
>> Yes, I know. But it leaves many fields empty or sticks defaults
>> I want to specify the values that go in those other fields.
> addgroup Groupname1 groupname2 etc.
>> >> One part I'm still trying to puzzle out is group managment and
>> >> user
>> >> mapping. If I add a group that is predefined in SAMBA (e.g.,
>> >> Domain
>> >> Admins) rpcclient shows two instances of it and none of the
>> >> changes
>> >> I
>> >> make with rpcclient actually go in.
>> > SAMBA is read-only for account management.
>> Doesn't this contradict what you said up top?
> no. rpcclient has read/write capabilities: smbd has only read-only.
>> Also, that wasn't what
>> I really trying to get at.
> oh, ok.
>> What I'm curious about, is does SAMBA currently rely only on the
>> domain group map, domain user map, and local group map parameters
>> putting people into groups and mapping SMB ids to unix ids?
> there's a little bit of additional logic, but yes.
>> By putting the same information into LDAP shouldn't SAMBA be able
>> get it from there instead?
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