Tomasz Chmielewski mangoo at wpkg.org
Thu Mar 2 08:04:58 GMT 2006

simo wrote:
> 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
> accounts.

Wow, I'm impressed.

But it it possible to configure it to use a master LDAP for writes, and 
slave for reads?

Tomasz Chmielewski

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