[Samba] old dc still mentioned as msSFU30MasterServerName

Adam Tauno Williams awilliam at whitemice.org
Mon Sep 22 12:57:43 MDT 2014

On Mon, 2014-09-22 at 16:21 +0100, Rowland Penny wrote: 
> On 22/09/14 16:12, mourik jan heupink - merit wrote:
> > Hmm some more googling reveils that perhaps NIS and rfc2307 is the 
> > same thing...
> Well, yes and no, NIS was a Sun thing and was a way of having 
> centralised authentication on Unix, rfc2307 is the attributes to use for 
> Unix authentication with LDAP. 

More specifically the document RFC2307 [and RFC2307bis] define the LDAP
schema for replicating the behavior and data-model of NIS using an LDAP
DSA.   Generally it has come to mean UNIX groups and accounts in LDAP.

These days I imagine in most cases the schema defined in RFC2307 is used
with things like winbind and NSS_LDAP rather than with NIS [also known
as Yellow Pages, and there is (or was) NIS+ as well].

> AD server for NIS comes with their 
> variation on rfc2307, you only need the purely NIS server bits if you 
> are using AD as a NIS server and have 'nis' in the passwd & group lines 
> in /etc/nsswitch.conf (unless anybody knows differently).

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