[Samba] samba 4 winbind feature set

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Fri Mar 17 14:50:41 GMT 2006

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Greg Lehmann wrote:
> On Thu, 2006-03-16 at 20:35 -0500, Danilo Almeida wrote:
>> On Thu, 2006-03-16 at 14:09 +1000, Greg Lehmann wrote:
>>> Hi All,
>>> Now that Microsoft have included the schema extensions (RFC 2307) for 
>>> Unix in Active Directory with SP2 for Windows Server 2003, there is 
>>> some potential for both the samba 4 server side and client side 
>>> (winbind) to use these extra features to store and access a UID, GID, 
>>> shell, Home directory etc. I have not managed to find any information 
>>> on any plans to do this but would like to know if some of you have.
>> Greg, you probably mean Windows Server 2003 R2, which is not SP2.  R2 is
>> effectively an add-on to Windows Server 2003 SP1.
>> - Danilo
> You could well be right there, not that the syntax of it means much to
> me. I am more interested in winbind using these extra features. It may
> well save having to do a separate LDAP server. Andrew Bartlett seems to
> think winbind 3.0 can do this already and it did occur to me it could be
> made to. I can't see it from the doco or examples so I might have to
> look at the code.

Samba 3.0 supports the SFU schema and we have a patch in the queue
to support the RFC2307 attributes.

cheers, jerry
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