[Samba] Does anybody use idmap_adex?
obnox at samba.org
Wed Jul 28 09:48:37 MDT 2010
Nico De Ranter wrote:
> Actually I was just about to start using it. Guess I shouldn't?
> I'm looking for a solution to integrate an existing linux environment
> into a Windows AD environment. I already added all rc2307 info on the
> AD server. Now I need a way for the linux systems to fetch the
> username, uid, gif, shell and homedir from AD. Using LDAP directly is
> not an option as I can't do anonymous binds so that would require a
> hardcoded AD user and password on all systems (correct me if I'm wrong)
> According to the man pages it looks like idmap_adex will do exactly what
> I want. However I haven't been able to get it to work.
> Will idmap_adex disappear (if so, I won't invest anymore time in it)?
> Is there another way I can do this?
The older "ad" idmap and nss backend is there.
This is also maintained.
I guess this would also suit your needs.
Cheers - Michael
> On Mon, 2010-06-28 at 20:31 +0200, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> > On Mon, Jun 28, 2010 at 11:00:49AM -0500, Gerald Carter wrote:
> > > Correct. I just reused a lot of the Likewise code here.
> > > My intent was originally to minimize change between the
> > > version that we shipped in Likewise Identity 4.x and what
> > > was in Samba and to leverage the Likewise QA team on both
> > > fronts.
> > Ok, the question still remains:
> > Anybody actually using the module?
> > How many people do we offend if we remove it?
> > Volker
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