[Samba] sssd-ad cannot be installed with sernet samba

Rowland Penny rowlandpenny at googlemail.com
Mon Mar 30 03:38:58 MDT 2015

On 30/03/15 10:21, Luca Olivetti wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm testing a classicupgrade using ubuntu 14.04 lts and the sernet samba
> packages.
> I also configured all other servers in the test network to use sssd,
> leaving the domain controller last, but I see that sssd-ad cannot be
> installed alongside sernet-samba.
> I see that this isn't a new problem, lingering at least since December 2013:
> https://lists.samba.org/archive/samba/2013-December/177449.html
> The suggestion is to just compile samba from source, a practice that I'd
> like to avoid this time.
> I could also use samba as packaged by ubuntu, but it's 4.1.6 and it will
> stay the same during the lts lifetime.
> Nslcd works, I suppose that just installing the ldap backend of sssd
> would also work, but I'd prefer to use the ad backend if at all possible.
> Is there any hope to have this issue fixed? Where does one report bugs
> in the sernet packaging?

Have you tried to install sssd-ad ? that link you posted was about 
installing on 12.04, things may have changed. You could try 'apt-get 
install -s sssd-ad'
This will tell you what will happen if you do install sssd-ad


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