[Samba] Re: winbind capabilities

Rex Dieter rdieter at math.unl.edu
Tue Nov 1 02:18:05 GMT 2005

Rex Dieter wrote:
> 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

And samba was built with the option:  --with-shared-modules=idmap_ad

-- Rex

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