[Samba] Re: winbind capabilities

Rex Dieter rdieter at math.unl.edu
Tue Nov 1 02:17:22 GMT 2005

Jim Kusznir wrote:
> Rex Dieter wrote:
>> Jim Kusznir wrote:
>>> From what I undrestand, there is no feesable way of implementing winbind
>>> in NSS and maintaining existing UID/GID mappings.

>> AFAIK, If SFU is installed on your Windows AD domain controller, it 
>> will extend the schema to allow you to define UID/GID/homedir for 
>> winbind's use.  We're hopeing to use this soon, provided if I can ever 
>> get our AD admins to install SFU.

> SFU30 is installed, and has extended the schema.  We've been storing the 
> UID/GID in this schema.  My question is will winbind use that?

AFAIK, yes, provided you set in smb.conf:
   idmap backend = ad
   winbind nss info = sfu

-- Rex

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