[Samba] samba4 and sssd and user mapping
jra at samba.org
Mon Jan 27 09:55:13 MST 2014
On Mon, Jan 27, 2014 at 04:14:17PM +0100, Michael Adam wrote:
> What is winbindd that sssd is not?
> Winbindd is the part of the samba software suite
> that is developed with samba, and has the responsibilty
> of doing authentication (e.g. against AD) and id-mapping
> for smbd. As such it is the component recommended by the
> samba developers to use (e.g.) in adomain-member-setup
> along with smbd.
> sssd, on the other hand, is not developed by the samba team.
> It is a 3rd party software that can take on similar roles
> as winbindd in some scenarios. As such it is of course not
> recommended by the samba developers, even though you might
> get it to work.
I think "not recommended" might be a bit strong. "Not
tested with in our default builds.." would be a better
I think the sssd developers test with Samba (at least
I hope so :-).
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