[Samba] LDAP proxy auth

Rowland Penny rowlandpenny at googlemail.com
Sat Oct 25 14:23:47 MDT 2014

On 25/10/14 20:33, Lars Hanke wrote:
> During my test phase I used to manage POSIX attributes in my AD using 
> ldap-tools with -Y GSSAPI after kinit Administrator. Now this became 
> impossible unless I logged in as Administrator, since the principal is 
> tied to the user account - be it only for NFS4. ;) Administrator so 
> far is not even a POSIX user.
> My first idea was to join my POSIX user to some group, which is 
> allowed to modify user data. Does samba4 recognize this? And which 
> group would be the correct one?
> Alternatively, is there a way to simple bind with Administrator access 
> rights?
> Thanks for your help,
> - lars.
investigate ldb-tools and kerberos, you will need a keytab, but if you 
use winbind, this will be created for you.


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