News on s3compat

Michael Wood esiotrot at
Mon May 24 07:14:07 MDT 2010


On 24 May 2010 13:53, Andrew Bartlett <abartlet at> wrote:
> I've been working for the past little while on s3compat, and I think
> it's time to bring some news.
> I've now integrated winbind, and in the process created pdb_samba4, a
> derivative of the pdb_ads Volker wrote a while back.
> This means that the winbindd from source3 is able to support, at least
> for the limited testing I've done so far, the source3 file server.
> (Previous demonstrations needed the Samba4 users in /etc/passwd).
> We now hook via s3compat (and so now have 'in common'):
>  - secrets (so only one record of the domain join)
>  - passdb (potentially allowing smbpasswd/pdbedit in the future,
> allowing winbindd now)
>  - auth
>  - idmap (allowing a common idmap across the whole Samba4 suite)

This looks really cool :)

> See the wiki page at
> The code to support this is at:
> Also, some of the patches I need integrated into the source3 code are
> here:

Was this supposed to be:;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/s3compat-for-review

Michael Wood <esiotrot at>

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