[Samba] Samba 4 with FreeIPA as Backend

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Sat Jun 29 04:31:28 MDT 2013

On Fri, 2013-06-28 at 14:09 +0800, Mail Robot wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I am new to this mailing list.
> At the moment I would like to migrate all of my users from Microsoft Active
> Directory to Open Source, and what I have in mind is getting it into Samba
> 4.
> In extending the functionality of it, I decided to intergrate FreeIPA as
> the backend to Samba 4.
> I saw some obsolete reference on how to use FreeIPA as Samba 4 backend, but
> I don't know where are the new reference.
> Herewith I would seek advise on how to go for my mission.

Samba 4.0 as an AD DC can not use anything other than it's own LDB
database as a backend.

FreeIPA I understand is able to sync or integrate with an AD DC, but you
would need to ask them about that.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org

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