Shell script escape when new user is created

Rowland Penny repenny241155 at
Sun Nov 16 11:07:22 MST 2014

On 16/11/14 16:37, Nico Kadel-Garcia wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 14, 2014 at 3:18 PM, Rowland Penny <repenny241155 at> wrote:
>> On 14/11/14 20:06, Greg Zartman wrote:
>>> On Fri, Nov 14, 2014 at 11:39 AM, Rowland Penny <repenny241155 at
>>> Again, I was just pointing out that we can't be the only distro with this
>>> issue.  Interest in integrating Samba 4 into distros similar to SME Server
>>> is just now picking up steam.  RHEL, for example, doesn't even provide AD
>>> Samba Packages yet.  They are still trying to figure out how to best deploy
>>> Active Directory across all of their services.  Moreover, there has movement
>>> in the Centos community to develop a SIG
>>> (  to figure out the best way to
>>> deploy full Samba 4 support on Centos based distros.
>> The reason that RHEL (and therefore Centos) doesn't have Samba AD packages,
>> is that they want to use MIT kerberos and not Heimdal. They have the client
>> side of it working, but they are still having to work on the AD side.
> It seems to work well in my modest testing with the internal Heimdal
> enabled: The Sernet packages allegedly work well, and my personal
> testing versions for building such RPM's at
> also seem to work well
> Simply using the internal Heimdal rather than the system provided MIT
> Kerberos seems to work well. Samba seems to be a reasonable exception
> to the rule of "always use the system libraries", because the Kerberos
> libraries that are internal are not compatible with the system
> libraries.

I know it will work, I compiled samba4 nearly two years ago on SL, but 
RHEL only want MIT on their distro, so they are working towards this aim 
and until they get there, you will not see official RHEL samba AD DC 

>> I haven't seen anybody else asking for this type of enhancement and I am not
>> saying that it wouldn't be a good idea, I just voiced my personal opinion
>> that it will be low down the list of things to do.

More information about the samba-technical mailing list