Proposal/Idea: Remove support for using rfc2307 attributes for s4 id-mapping?

Herb Lewis hlewis at
Mon Oct 15 13:25:42 MDT 2012

On 10/15/2012 11:20 AM, Matthieu Patou wrote:
> Is there a lot of persons serving NFS from a DC ?
I installed Server 2012 to test against and discovered that they enable 
NFS client support by default. We
were having problems with Server 2012 connecting to our Samba 3.6.6 
server and I noticed that when I
tried net use from the server when CIFS failed it automatically did the 
NFS connection.

> Note that we could easily improve our idmap.ldb code so that when 
> allocating a UID/GID we first check in the user/group for the 
> existence of posixUID/posixGID and write down this value in our 
> idmap.ldb.
> So it looks like rfc2307 but it's not and allow us not to have a 
> special module, because the idea is that we want to avoid having to 
> much backend for the future winbindd.
> Matthieu

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