Winbind - functionality extension needed
jerry at plainjoe.org
Wed Jul 8 15:02:50 GMT 2009
Volker Lendecke wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 08, 2009 at 04:38:52PM +0200, Ondrej Valousek wrote:
>> I would like to ask if it would be possible to extend the functionality
>> of the winbind and nss_winbind.so to cover other system databases (not
>> only passwd and group).
>> The trick is, that as of Windows server 2003 R2 or 2008, AD schema
>> already contains all necessary rfc2307 attributes needed to store unix
>> system databases in AD - so the obvious question would be, if we can use
>> winbind & nsswitch.conf and store all databases in Active Directory.
> If I'm not completely wrong, winbind does all this. See
> "idmap backend = ad" and "winbind nss info = rfc2307".
These are still just for user/group information. The original
request was for things like "networks", "protocols", etc....
if I understood correctly.
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