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

Rowland Penny rowlandpenny at googlemail.com
Mon Mar 30 09:52:31 MDT 2015

On 30/03/15 16:33, Luca Olivetti wrote:
> El 30/03/15 a les 17:14, Rowland Penny ha escrit:
>> On 30/03/15 15:49, Luca Olivetti wrote:
>>> El 30/03/15 a les 15:43, L.P.H. van Belle ha escrit:
>>>> The problem here is that
>>>> sssd does not know sernet-samba-libs is also providing samba-libs
>>> Not only that, the layout is also different (at least, trying to force
>>> the installation of sssd-ad/sssd-ad-common I see that it doesn't find
>>> libndr-nbt.so.0, which the sernet package put in /usr/lib/x86_64/samba/
>>> while the stock samba-libs puts it under /usr/lib/x86_64/)
>>>> or get the source of sssd and change/add the sernet-samba-libs in de
>>>> Depens of the source yourself.
>>>> or ask the sssd developers to add this.
>>> I don't think it's their responsibility, maybe sernet could provide an
>>> sssd package that can coexist with sernet-samba, or modify the packages
>>> so that they have the same layout than the debian/ubuntu ones?
>> Sernet provides sernet-samba packages, they are designed to be used with
>> winbind, indeed sernet provide their own winbind package.
> but, IIRC, windbind doesn't work on the pdc

Well it does and it doesn't, it does in that it can get uidNumbers & 
gidNumbers from AD, it doesn't in that it cannot get unixhomedirectory & 
shell from AD

>> Sernet has nothing to with sssd, so why should they supply sssd packages ?
> Right, the correct solution would be to package samba in a way that
> doesn't break sssd.

You could also say that sssd should be packaged in a way that works with 
the sernet packages.

>> If you are having problems with installing sssd with the sernet
>> packages, I would suggest that you ask for help on the sssd mailing list.
> Maybe. But I think that what's broken here is not sssd (which compiles
> and works fine if you don't use sernet packages).

Neither is broken, they are just not written to be used together.


> Bye

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