[Samba] samba4 and sssd and user mapping
steve at steve-ss.com
Tue Jan 28 00:35:10 MST 2014
On Mon, 2014-01-27 at 21:53 +0100, Michael Adam wrote:
> On 2014-01-27 at 08:55 -0800, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> > On Mon, Jan 27, 2014 at 04:14:17PM +0100, Michael Adam wrote:
> > > Question:
> > > What is winbindd that sssd is not?
> > >
> > > Answer:
> > > 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
> > statement :-).
> No. I don't see why samba should recommend to use sssd
> instead of winbindd.
I have 2 DC's. winbindd doesn't work. I need something that does.
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