Testing samba4

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Thu Mar 13 01:25:32 GMT 2008

On Thu, 2008-03-13 at 04:07 +0300, Matthieu PATOU wrote:
> >> I am asking myself if someone had an idea of a ldif file that I could 
> >> import in my LDAP schema in order to add support Unix account, and I 
> >> am also wondering if someone tried to do authentication against 
> >> samba4's LDAP and if so can he throw me some clues ?
> > At the moment this doesn't work how it should 
> > (https://bugzilla.samba.org/show_bug.cgi?id=4911). The authentication 
> > for UNIX should be handled by Samba 4 Winbind some day, which is under 
> > development.
> It seems that by default the winbind is not completely compiled.
> Is it possible to compile it and test it ?

Winbind is a component of smbd (which handles everything) these days.
It will start automatically, but as we don't yet have nss_winbind (the
client stubs) ported to Samba4 at the moment, it doesn't do much. 

With some work currently being done, we should have the other parts
(idmap in particular) to allow this soon. 

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Red Hat Inc.
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