[Samba] AD domain member with sssd: any downside not running winbindd?

Sven Schwedas sven.schwedas at tao.at
Tue Jan 21 08:38:04 MST 2014

sssd is completely independent of winbindd. Iirc smbd needs winbindd
(not sure about that), but if all you need is auth, winbindd is not

On 2014-01-21 14:04, Márcio Merlone wrote:
> Hi,
> Setting up a samba4 domain member against a samba4 ad server using
> Ubuntu 12.04 and sernet packages. AD server is OK. On this domain
> member, if I use sssd to map windows users to unix users, will I miss
> something if I disable winbindd entirely?
> With sssd I already have domain users on linux, getent works, and all
> seems fine. Asking for some known gotcha?
> Regards.

Mit freundlichen Grüßen, / Best Regards,
Sven Schwedas
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