[Samba] Winbind backend : rid is too much underappreciated
mmuehlfeld at samba.org
Sat Feb 21 14:09:54 MST 2015
Am 21.02.2015 um 21:05 schrieb Miguel Medalha:
> After strugling for two days to configure a member server against a
> Samba Active Directory with the ad/RFC2307 backend, I turned
> to the rid backend and voilà! all my problems are gone.
What problems did you had to get it running? I find it simple to setup.
And there's documentation about it in the Wiki, too. For setting up
RFC2307 in your AD and how member servers have to be configured (incl.
> Having to manually edit uids/gids in UNIX Attributes under
> RSAT does really suck!
My patch is already in master and currently in autobuild for 4.2. It
will allow you to create RFC2307 enabled accounts via samba-tool.
> The Administrator account is never correctly mapped and setting
> permissions on the member server becomes a PITA.
What do you mean with "admin is never correctly mapped"?
And what's wrong with the permission settings on members? From ACL
settings side (chown/chgrp or via Windows tools), there's no different,
what ID backend is used.
> How come this is not more widely known? Even the Samba Wiki page
> about the RID backend is empty!
I think most prefer the advantages of RFC2307.
The main reason why the Wiki page about it is still empty is, that I
didn't had time during the last weeks, to continue working on the
documentation. :-) But all important about it, including an example, you
also find in
# man idmap_rid
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