[Samba] Re: Samba / LDAP / Idmap

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Tue Apr 15 08:51:08 GMT 2008

> > Should I be running winbindd in this situation?
> >
> >
>  Not really, winbind is used for things like a samba server authenticating
> against a Windows server and NTLM authentication.
>  You can just make the second box look at the ldap server on the first, or
> if you like, run an ldap slave on the second machine for redundancy and have
> samba look at that.
I have found that winbind is needed also in a samba domain if you want
the windows properties tab to show the user names for acls other than
the default. Without winbind  sids will be shown for all extended acls
in the properties tab.


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