[Samba] samba4 and sssd and user mapping

steve steve at steve-ss.com
Tue Jan 28 00:18:33 MST 2014

On Mon, 2014-01-27 at 17:18 +0100, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 27, 2014 at 04:13:24PM +0000, Rowland Penny wrote:
> > Yes AD is windows-centric, well it would be, after all it came from
> > windows ;-)
> > But, windows came up with SFU (this seems to have been re-named
> > several times) and I personally think that is the way to go, put all
> > the linux info into the RFC2307 attributes and use something to pull
> > these. The easiest way (note I do not say the best way) at the
> > moment seems to be to use sssd.
> If all you want is make use of RFC2307, I'd recommend plain
> nss_ldap. Around for ages.
A poor recommendation. That's not we want at all. We don't live in the
dark ages. We want AD compatibility. And we want it fast, furious,
reliable and easy to configure. All at the same time. That's why we
don't use, dare I say it. . .


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