Samba 4 and winbind

Stefan (metze) Metzmacher metze at
Fri Apr 19 01:41:18 MDT 2013

Am 18.04.2013 20:04, schrieb Jeremy Allison:
> On Thu, Apr 18, 2013 at 07:01:43PM +0100, Rowland Penny wrote:
>> On 15/04/13 21:52, Jeremy Allison wrote:
>>> On Mon, Apr 15, 2013 at 07:35:03PM +0100, Rowland Penny wrote:
>>>> OK, listen to bug 9795, but in my opinion ( for what it is worth )
>>> Thanks !
>>>> winbind is rubbish, god knows how many backends and setting options,
>>>> have you looked at sssd lately?
>>> Yes, quite recently actually. What you have to remember is
>>> that winbindd has been developed for a long time, and we've
>>> been learning along the way - the developers of sssd were
>>> some of the people who also added the backends and setting
>>> options to winbindd, as they were also learning how this
>>> thing should be done.
>>> sssd is an excellent solution, and the developers of sssd
>>> had the benefits of being able to learn from how winbindd
>>> was developed and any mistakes that were made along the way
>>> (many of which you still see as legacy support for the many
>>> backends and setting options :-).
>>>> Also they say that the truth hurts.
>>> No, directionless moaning without purpose hurts :-). The
>>> truth is always welcome :-).
>>> Jeremy
>> Hi, I have just updated bug 9795 with what I believe is the problem,
>> S4 winbind requires posix objectclasses but if you add the unix
>> attributes via windows ADUC, you do not get them, so by my reading,
>> winbind shouldn't require them.
> Roland,
> I just want to say a big THANK YOU for doing this,
> very much in the spirit of Free Software/Open Source !
> This is a very good resolution to the problem, and
> allows us something actionable that we can now work
> on and get fixed.

That sounds like
which is fixed in 4.0.5...


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