Enumerating Unix users and groups from Windows

Corinna Vinschen corinna at vinschen.de
Thu Aug 7 10:13:24 GMT 2008

On Aug  4 08:11, simo wrote:
> On Mon, 2008-07-28 at 10:37 +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >   What I have on my TODO list for a
> > later release is AD LDAP access per RFC 2307 to get user and group
> > entries.  This would allow us to get rid of /etc/passwd and /etc/group
> > entirely in AD environments.
> Just make sure you can enable/disable that behavior as a configuration
> option. It is not uncommon to find "experiments" that are not used
> anymore, but user accounts are still dirty; in samba too you  have to
> explicitly configure idmap_ad (and tell it which schema you want to
> use).

Yes, I will surely allow to choose which model to use.  It's not always
feasible to use the RFC 2307 scheme even if it's available.


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