[Samba] Linux users and Samba 4

Adam Tauno Williams awilliam at whitemice.org
Tue Nov 29 12:20:59 MST 2011

On Tue, 2011-11-29 at 20:09 +0100, steve wrote:
> I have a LAN of linux and win7 clients currently with Samba 3.6 and 
> LDAP. Linux users authenticate against LDAP and are placed in their 
> nfs'd /home folder. The same user can also logon to windows. His roaming 
> profile is stored in his /home folder. (something like .msprofile_v2)
> How do I transfer my current Linux/Samba 3/LDAP users over to 
> Linux/Samba 4?

Samba4's winbind does not support RFC2307,  so doing this is pretty
rough.  I think you need to either use CIFS + winbind everywhere or
somehow maintain an external idmap.  

Yea, it is horrible.  We are staring down the barrell of the same gun.

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