simo idra at samba.org
Wed Mar 1 23:04:31 GMT 2006

On Wed, 2006-03-01 at 23:01 +0100, Tomasz Chmielewski wrote:
> Volker Lendecke wrote:
> > Hi, Simo!
> > 
> > As already said on irc: I've tested editing posix accounts
> > in ldapsam without any 'add user script' & friends. This
> > looks very good, thanks!
> > 
> > For all who haven't seen this yet, let me advertise Simo's
> > work a bit: If you set 'ldapsam:trusted=yes' and
> > 'ldapsam:editposix=yes' and you run winbind (even on a DC)
> > you can use usrmgr.exe to edit the posix users and groups
> > without any idealx scripts etc.
> > 
> > Extremely cool feature I think, thanks Simo! :-)
> What about adding machine accounts when joining the domain? You'd still 
> need some "add user" script I guess?

Of course not.
The aim of editposix is to let samba directly create posixAccounts and
posixGroups in the ldap tree, and that's true also for workstation


Simo Sorce
Samba Team GPL Compliance Officer
email: idra at samba.org

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