[Samba] idmap question

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Wed Oct 5 18:00:35 GMT 2005

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Mark Foster wrote:
> Jason Gerfen wrote:
>> Mark Foster wrote:
>>> Is this smb.conf directive valid in 3.0.20?
>>> idmap backend = ads
>>> Thanks.
>> examples:
>> idmap = ldapsam:ldap://<ip or hostname of ldap / active directory server>
>> or for local authentication
>> idmap = smbpasswd

hehehe...that's the pasdb backend.  Not idmap backend.

> Thank you for the quick response! I am aware of those options.
> Maybe it would help if I re-phrase the question.
> Samba 3.0.20 release notes
> (http://us1.samba.org/samba/history/samba-3.0.20.html) state:
> New Winbind IDmap plugin (ad) for retrieving uid and gid
>    from AD servers which maintain the SFU user and group    attributes.

We're working on documentation.  It is still a little rough
at the moment.  The syntax is

	idmap backend = ad

if you want to pull the homeDirectory and loginShell attributes
from AD's sfu schema, then add

	winbind nss info = sfu

cheers, jerry
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