IMHO: Winbind in Samba4
rsharpe at richardsharpe.com
Sun Jan 9 03:45:13 GMT 2005
On Sun, 9 Jan 2005, Simo Sorce wrote:
> > > |>>
> > > |>>Well, some NAS boxes will be like that. Probably the smaller stand-alone
> > > |>>NAS boxes. However, larger NAS boxes are most likely to be a member
> > > |>>server.
> > > |>
> > > |>Same thing, the NAS box will have a local SAM anyway, and may well
> > > |>consider its SAM + the DC SAM to be authoritative, and never require you
> > > |>to do the round-trip, but go directly to ask winbindd.
> > > |
> > > |
> > > | Ummm, we do not want a local SAM. All account and group information should
> > > | be in LDAP or NIS and the PDC's SAM.
> > >
> > > then just don't use it, there'll be only the builtin aliases and the local administrator
> > > and guest (disabled) by default.
> > > (just like a just installed windows member server)
> > Sure, I was just pointing out to Simo that there are many ways that people
> > want to use these things.
> I know, people generally do not want to manage users on a NAS box, but
> NASes are just one of the targets of samba4.
> We need to be as compatible as we can, so we will implement all it is
> necessary and probably something more :-)
Ahhh, so we are in violent agreement then :-)
Richard Sharpe, rsharpe[at]richardsharpe.com, rsharpe[at]samba.org,
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