[Samba] Re: samaba winwind

Michael St. Laurent mikes at hartwellcorp.com
Tue Sep 16 22:26:06 GMT 2008

> > I'm not a Samba developer but in the latest releases of the 3.0.x
> > you can use the idmap backend of "nss" to get the old behavior of
> > mapping the Windows account name to the same account name in Unix.
> mmm for "idmap backend" the man smb.conf say:
> idmap_tdb (default)
> idmap_ldap
> idmap_rid
> idmap_tdb
> and not documented in this lines
> idmap_ad
> I think what you mean is the  "winbind nss info" parameter, which is
> used to get nss info like "home dir" and "login shell" for unix users
> from active directory with existing windows user/group (called
> I read the possible values:
> template
> sfu
> and not documented on this lines
> rfc2307

You must not be using 3.0.28.  The config format changed and they made
an nss backend available.

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