[Samba] idmap & migration to rfc2307

Rowland Penny rowlandpenny241155 at gmail.com
Mon Nov 9 09:35:42 UTC 2015

On 09/11/15 09:30, Michael Adam wrote:
> On 2015-11-09 at 09:05 +0000, Rowland Penny wrote:
>> On 09/11/15 08:03, Michael Adam wrote:
>>> On 2015-11-09 at 07:57 +0100, buhorojo wrote:
>>>> On 08/11/15 23:40, Michael Adam wrote:
>>>>> please submit a bug report at https://bugzilla.samba.org/
>>>> There are already many. Start with 10886.
>>> Ah, thanks for the pointer.
>>> We need to follow up on that.
>> Let's be perfectly honest here, it was a mistake to not use the
>> unixHomeDirectory & loginShell attributes from the very beginning of Samba4
> Well, arguably so: In the beginning nsswitch integration was
> not the major point, but windows-facing AD features were.
> When nsswitch support was added, it was first done through
> the s4-internal winbind. Now this has been replaced by
> the s3-winbindd. winbindd is in principle capable of doing
> these things, by virtue of the idmap_ad code. But it has
> for a start been integrated differently, directly accessing
> the sam db and idmap db. And that code apparently needs to
> be extended to do the same. I fully agree it should!
> Now we need to find someone to hack on this. :-)
> I can give it a try, if none of the s4-devs is
> looking into it, but it may take a while...
>> and as such, this makes it the longest running bug of all!
> Well, possibly. I am afraid there are even longer running ones ... ;-)
> I'm embarrassed to see that we have been in discussion
> on that BZ roughly a year ago. The good thing is that
> we have just continued this very same discusion in this
> thread here. :-)
> Keep nagging!
> Cheers - Michael

Talking of bugs, I have just found another one, try running 'samba-tool 
user create --help' and look at the examples.

I will propose a patch later on today.


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