[Samba] Samba4 Using AD/UNIX attributes for home directory and shell not possible?

Jonathan Buzzard jonathan at buzzard.me.uk
Tue Aug 13 03:50:51 MDT 2013

On Tue, 2013-08-13 at 10:06 +0200, Markus Gillmeister wrote:
> Steve, thanks a lot, I finally got sssd (version 1.8.4) on debian wheezy
> working with samba 4 (Version 4.0.8-SerNet-Debian-5.wheezy)!
> But one last question regarding unix attributes in the AD stays:  I noticed
> that uidnumber/gid... is not written back to the active directory when
> creating a user or group. I set "idmap_ldb:use rfc2307 = yes" in my
> smb.conf, but it seems that samba-tool is ignoring this.  Is this a bug?

I would imagine that it is not a bug, as this is standard Windows AD
behaviour (well it is up to Server 2008R2, might have changed in Server


Jonathan A. Buzzard                 Email: jonathan (at) buzzard.me.uk
Fife, United Kingdom.

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