[Samba] objectClass:posixAccount missing

steve steve at steve-ss.com
Wed Aug 28 01:53:45 MDT 2013

On Wed, 2013-08-28 at 00:06 +0200, Luca Olivetti wrote:
> Al 27/08/13 23:02, En/na Rowland Penny ha escrit:
> > If nslcd needs the posix objectclasses, then that is their bug, windows
> > does not use them so Samba 4 doesn't either.
> I wouldn't be so sure, since many (all?) of the attributes specified by
> rfc2307 are not needed by windows but are there for compatibility with unix.
> I don't know what a real windows server does, but it seems it can work
> with nslcd, see, e.g., here
> https://help.ubuntu.com/community/ADWin2k8KerberosLDAP
> "This document has been tested on Windows Server 2008 and Ubuntu 10.04."
2008 does not add the posixAccount not posixGroup classes. Samba4 uses
the same schema. You can add them if you wish but they will be ignored.
nslcd works with both 2008 and Samba4 with exactly the same nslcd.conf
but be sure to use version 0.8.10 or above which contains all the AD

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