autofs maps in samba4

Sassy Natan sassyn at
Fri Apr 9 18:42:27 MDT 2010


I ment this one
I have add the missing object to the AD

LDIF attach so u could manage all from a windows machine using ADUC or the
Unix MMC


On Sat, Apr 10, 2010 at 3:40 AM, Sassy Natan <sassyn at> wrote:

>  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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