[PATCH] Add Unix attributes to a user or group in AD

Michael Adam obnox at samba.org
Thu Jan 7 14:41:40 UTC 2016

On 2015-11-20 at 12:12 +0100, Michael Adam wrote:
> On 2015-11-20 at 10:09 +0000, Rowland Penny wrote:
> > On 20/11/15 09:37, Michael Adam wrote:
> > >
> > >I'd like to hear more opinions. I just thing that we should not
> > >restrict ourselves unnecessarily. This is our tool and we can
> > >define how it works. :-)
> > >>
> > >>I entirely agree that samba-tool needs something to add/mod attributes, but
> > >>this will need to be another patch.
> > >Not sure. One tool for that would be sufficient imho.
> > 
> > Do not agree, windows has two tools for this, One is the Unix Attribute tab
> > that does what these patches do
> Really? Doesn't it use defaults?
> > and the other is an attribute modification tool.
> > 
> > What Samba also needs is a tool to add/remove/change any attribute, however
> > this concept is totally different from making a user or group a Unix user or
> > group.
> Anyhow, I bought your arguments on how you want the tool to
> function. ;-)

So sorry this has been unresponded since so long.
But I kind of wonder why no-one of the more AD-biased
folks has looked at this and commented. People do
seem to want and need this functionality!

Since I don't have the resources to work on test cases
myself, I'd be willing to push these to master as they are.

Any other voices?

Cheers - Michael
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