[Samba] Linux users and Samba 4 (bug submitted)

steve steve at steve-ss.com
Tue Nov 29 13:07:12 MST 2011

On 29/11/11 20:34, steve wrote:
> On 29/11/11 20:20, Adam Tauno Williams wrote:
>> 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.
> I don't believe it. So with samba 4, we are back to having to have two
> separate accounts and two passwords. AgghhH!!!
> So, after all this, I've now found out that Samba 4 only caters for
> windows clients; it does not provide the single sign on that samba3/LDAP
> offers.
> That can't be true can it?
> Any ideas anyone?
> Thanks
> Steve.

For many this is a Samba 4 show stopper.

Just found the bugzilla and signed up:
The Samba-Bugzilla – Bug 8635 Submitted

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