[Samba] Classic upgrade - no email addresses

John Gardeniers jgardeniers at objectmastery.com
Mon Aug 31 21:18:40 UTC 2015

Hi Rowland,

Perhaps I misled you with my wording. Each user has just one email 
address, which was not migrated across. From where I'm sitting that 
looks like a very serious bug.


On 31/08/15 19:07, Rowland Penny wrote:
> On 31/08/15 07:27, John Gardeniers wrote:
>> I've been running through a bunch of tests after migrating from 
>> Samba  > 3 to Samba 4 and only just noticed that the user email 
>> addresses > 
> didn't come across from openldap. Is this a know issue or is this an > 
> isolated case? > > regards, John > >
> It is not so much an issue but a problem, with openldap, the 'mail' 
> attribute can appear multiple times, with AD it is single valued. If 
> you have users with more than one email address, how is the upgrade to 
> know which is the main one, if in fact you refer to one as the main 
> one ? There is another attribute you can use to store email address 
> 'otherMailbox' , but you may be better off investigating mail servers 
> like zarafa that can authenticate via AD.
> Rowland

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