[Samba] Samba 4 / idmap / NIS / winbind

steve steve at steve-ss.com
Mon Jun 9 08:35:45 MDT 2014

On Mon, 2014-06-09 at 10:57 +0000, Vogel, Sven wrote:
> @Rowland and @Steve
> Choclate fire guard... :) you wrote own scripts to add the rfc2307 information to the users?
> I know SLES is not the best. It was not my decision. I use mostly redhat/centos. I will try sssd. Maybe thats the best choice for connection to the ad.
> Maybe it is not correct but when you read on this side. Below....
> http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn303411.aspx 
> The Server for Network Information Service (NIS) is deprecated. This includes the associated administration tools in Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT). Use native LDAP, Samba Client, Kerberos, or non-Microsoft options.

That's what I thought, but the Samba devs tell me otherwise:
Dunno. Just don't get used to managing UNIX from windows. I think the
rfc2307 will always be there, just not point and click as it is now.
Just our €0.02

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