[Samba] Configuring RHEL6 Samba4 DC for local accounts

Rowland Penny rowlandpenny at googlemail.com
Sun Jan 26 05:41:27 MST 2014

On 26/01/14 10:15, Marc Muehlfeld wrote:
> Hello Michael,
> Am 26.01.2014 09:40, schrieb Michael Brown:
>> I've configured a new RHEL DC with sernet samba 4.1.4 and a domain just
>> upgraded from classic with an LDAP backend.
>> I need to configure the DC with user accounts and since:
>> * I can't use winbind on a DC
>> * I can't use SSSD with the sernet packages
> > it looks like the best thing to use is LDAP.
> What's wrong with winbind and SSSD?

Nothing Usually, but in this instance, I think he is referring to 
winbind on a samba 4 AD server and as is well known, it does not pull 
all the rfc2307 attributes.
As for the sernet packages, it would seem that sssd will not install due 
to a packaging problem. For debian based distros, this will not be a 
problem in future, unstable now has samba 4.1.4 which will allow sssd to 

> Have you seen
> http://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Local_user_management_and_authentication
> Regards,
> Marc

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