[Samba] Settings ACLS from Windows via member server

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Tue Feb 22 14:29:40 MST 2011

On 02/23/2011 08:23 AM, Mark Dieterich wrote:
> So... I could use some help explaining this.  I finally decided to just
> start playing and ended up doing the following:
> 1) Added passdb backend entries on my member servers pointing to LDAP,
> similar to what the PDC/BDC configurations have.
> This addition, when viewed from Windows suddenly started displaying
> SIDs.  Going back a few emails in this thread someone else brought up
> they were seeing this behavior without winbind running.
> 2) Started up winbind
> and everything "appears" to be working now.  So my question is, why?  I
> still don't quite understand how all these pieces fit together.  Is it
> wrong to have the passdb backend on a member server?
> Thanks!
> Markto 


I just posted a long reply to help you understand how the pieces fit
together. Yell out if you are still confused after reading my posting.

John T.

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