[Samba] Manage unix users from AD

Luca Olivetti luca at wetron.es
Tue Jan 28 10:51:59 MST 2014

El 28/01/14 16:53, Márcio Merlone ha escrit:
> Em 28-01-2014 12:31, Luca Olivetti escreveu:
>> El 28/01/14 12:22, Márcio Merlone ha escrit:
>>> Consider a network with about 200+ employees, most of them windows user.
>>> Happens that one need to provide other non-windows services like e-mail,
>>> proxy and many others to them, running on other linux servers.
>> A related but tangential question is if is there a way to provision
>> these services when a new user is created from the windows
>> administration tool, i.e., if is there a way for samba to run a script
>> when a new user is created (or modified) from windows.
>> If there isn't, would it be possible to add it as a new feature?
> Are you lazy enough not to go to the shell and issue 'su - newuser' to
> create its home dir? I'd like to be. :)
> Sounds good. What more could be done, are you thinking on something else?

It's not that, I want to delegate user administration. Currently
(samba3+ldap) I'm doing it with (an old version of) ldap account
manager, but I think it would be better if that could be done using
windows tools (as well as with command line tools to be used by me).

Luca Olivetti
Wetron Automation Technology http://www.wetron.es
Tel. +34 935883004  Fax +34 935883007

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