autofs maps in samba4

Sassy Natan sassyn at
Fri Apr 9 18:40:38 MDT 2010

See this also

On Sat, Apr 10, 2010 at 1:25 AM, Bernd Markgraf
<bernd.markgraf at>wrote:

> Hi,
> I just added the necessary attributes and objectclasses to a Samba4
> LDAP-server today (and filed a bug report/feature request to add that
> for future releases).
> So this is possible and works nicely here on my systems. I'm running
> Solaris instead of Linux though. Should work on Linux in a similar way.
> The short version is to run oLschema2ldif in order to convert your
> OpenLdap schema to something Samba4 understands (MS AD-like LDIF).
> Add the resulting LDIF to your DIT using ldapadd and create your maps.
> That Samba4 DC is also used to do kerberos authentication for W7 clients
> and the Solaris machines (Kerberos+LDAP). So far it works quite nice.
> But since I only started about a week ago I still have a few minor
> details to work on (complete the mapping of all LDAP attributes to
> proper Unix meanings etc.) Keep in mind that Samba4 uses the MS AD
> schema, so for your Linux clients you will need some mappings (like
> homedirectory on the unix side vs unixhomedirectory in the AD-style
> LDAP).
> I'll write up all the details in the next few days and put them on my
> blog.
> HTH,
>  Bernd

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