[Samba] Samba 4 LDAP + Automounter Maps

Rowland Penny rowlandpenny at googlemail.com
Thu Feb 6 07:29:11 MST 2014

On 06/02/14 14:17, Sven Geggus wrote:
> Hello,
> I just started evaluating Samba 4 AD DC for a Mixed Environment of
> Linux and Windows client machines.
> What I have so far is 3 Machines in a virtual environment:
> A Windows 7 client machine
> A Debian GNU/Linux (7.0) client machine
> A Debian GNU/Linux (7.0) server running Samba4 AD DC
> Yet missing from the setup is a fileserver providing Samba Shares for
> Windows and NFS4 for Linux.
> While setting up the Fileserver itself would be straight forward there is
> one missing piece left on the Linux client side.
> I would need a place to store my Automounter Maps.
> While I could well use an Openldad for this purpose I was wondering if the
> ldap-server already integrated into Samba 4 AD DC would allow for hosting
> automounter Maps in addition to the Standard Windows User, Group and
> Computer objects.
> Regards
> Sven
Yes, but you have to extend the AD schema.

see here: 


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