[Samba] Unix Attributes in Active Directory Users and Computers (ADUC) tool

miguelmedalha at sapo.pt miguelmedalha at sapo.pt
Fri Feb 13 16:11:08 MST 2015

> Full ack! +1
> Regards
> Tim
> Am 12. Februar 2015 22:12:45 MEZ, schrieb Miguel Medalha  
> <miguelmedalha at sapo.pt>:
>> I am using a Samba 4.1.16 as an Active Directory domain controller.
>> After a lot of time complaining to myself that my users' properties
>> sheet in ADUC  did not contain the Unix Attributes tab, it finally
>> occurred to me that I should look again into Windows 7 >> Control Panel
>> Programs and Features >> Turn Windows Features on and off. Lo and
>> behold, there it is: under Remote Server Administration Tools >> Role
>> Administration Tools >> AD DS and AD LDS Tools >> AD DS Tools >> Server
>> for NIS Tools. Due to this not so clear name (or my ignorance, or both)
>> I had overseen it when I installed ADUC. After checking the selection
>> box and letting it install, I opened ADUC and there's the Unix
>> Attributes tab. Finally!
>> While roaming the Net I have seen some people grieving over the absence
>> of the Unix Attributes tab in their ADUC. That's why I strongly think
>> and feel that this should be included in the "Using RFC2307 on a Samba
>> DC" page of the Samba Wiki, which is functionally linked to the "Setup
>> a
>> Samba AD Member Server" page.
>> Using RFC2307 on a Samba DC
>> https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Using_RFC2307_on_a_Samba_DC#Configuring_RFC2307_and_NIS_Extensions_in_a_Samba_AD
>> Setup a Samba AD Member Server
>> https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Setup_a_Samba_AD_Member_Server
>> I suppose that the link to the Remote Server Administration Tools
>> should
>> also be included in the Wiki pages:
>> Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 7 with Service Pack 1
>> (SP1)
>> http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=7887

I asked for permission to edit the Samba Wiki and it has been granted.  
The RFC2307 page has been edited to include the above information.

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