[Samba] uidNumber. ( Was: What is --rfc2307-from-nss ??)

Rowland Penny rowlandpenny at googlemail.com
Mon Dec 1 12:39:26 MST 2014

On 01/12/14 19:29, Greg Zartman wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 1, 2014 at 11:18 AM, Rowland Penny 
> <rowlandpenny at googlemail.com <mailto:rowlandpenny at googlemail.com>> wrote:
>     Yes it is used in production :-)
>     Samba has changed a little bit since 2001 :-D
> Yes, I know it has.  My point was that I've been working with Samba 
> for quite some time, so this is not all new to me.  I've also been 
> contributing to the SME Server project on this front for quite awhile 
> and did the work to deploy winbindd and NT4 dom server roles on SME 
> Server.
> We're making good headway on deploying Samba 4 on SME Server, but some 
> of this basic posix auth is a bit confusing.  The trick is writing an 
> API to interact with Samba 4 and deploy a config on SME Server that 
> just works. We don't want everyone who picks up SME Server to have to 
> come over here and ask the same questions I am.
> -- 
> Greg J. Zartman
> SME Server user and community member since 2000

I understand where you are coming from, I have written my own scripts to 
maintain an S4 AD DC but as you say the documentation is a bit limited, 
so I had to search and experiment to find out how to do things. The 
documentation is getting better, but it will take time, if you have any 
suggestions where it could be improved, please post them.


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