[Samba] Retry: Mapping AD domain users to UNIX users

Nigel.Pain at scotland.gsi.gov.uk Nigel.Pain at scotland.gsi.gov.uk
Wed Jan 23 16:02:42 GMT 2008

That looks hopeful. However, we are using 3.0.23b (binaries downloaded from samba.org, not SunFreeware as I previously said). I hesitate to try compiling a more recent version as I've not managed to compile successfully so far!

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Hansjörg Maurer [mailto:Hansjoerg.Maurer at dlr.de] 
> Sent: 23 January 2008 13:20
> To: Pain NDA (Nigel)
> Cc: samba at lists.samba.org
> Subject: Re: [Samba] Retry: Mapping AD domain users to UNIX users
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> Hi
> with recent (< =3.0.26 I think) samba Versions it is possible to use
> http://us3.samba.org/samba/docs/man/manpages-3/idmap_nss.8.html
>         idmap domains =  DOMNAME
>         idmap config DOMNAME:backend  = nss
>         idmap config DOMNAME:readonly = yes
> in our case.
> We are running 3.0.28 in security = ADS,
> and Linux gets the same usernames from NIS vis nss.
> They are correctly mapped , and zhe windows security dialog 
> shows DOMNAME\username
> Regards
> Hansjörg


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