Samba 4.0 wishlist

Gémes Géza geza at
Sat Jun 11 13:48:41 MDT 2011

2011-06-11 11:21 keltezéssel, Andrew Bartlett írta:
> On Thu, 2011-06-09 at 23:39 -0600, Trever L. Adams wrote:
>> Nice to have:
>> NTP signing non-blocking
> This is a question for the NTP project.  It should be quite practical to
> have NTP contact Samba in a non-blocking fashion if someone wishes to
> make that happen. 
>> Ability to set all the name fields, etc. from samba-tool or the like.
> See ldbedit.  pdbedit may also work by the time we do a release, but to
> change arbitary ldap attributes, use an LDAP editor.  
>> As for Samba 3.6, I am afraid I am late in this cycle, but I would love
>> to see something like S4's samba_dnsupdate that actually works (net ads
>> dns is currently broken, at least in samba-3.5.8-68.fc15.1.x86_64 et al)
>> that works whether it actually is a server or just a client. (Sorry for
>> being late on this, I keep forgetting to file a bug report.)
> You will need to supply more details than this, preferably in a bug
> report.  Please also test against Samba 3.6.0rc1 as we have already
> fixed some issues here. 
> Samba4's samba_dnsupdate isn't anything particularly special: it's a
> wrapper around nsupdate...
> Andrew Bartlett
Just my 2c's:
-provisioning with sfu schema (winbind , (winbind3 already does) should
use sfu schema as well)
-validity checks at schema extensions

Thank you


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