[Samba] using samba with sssd
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Thu Oct 6 14:14:53 UTC 2016
On Thu, 6 Oct 2016, Andreas Matthus via samba wrote:
> it ist possible using samba with authenfication over sssd?
You need to clarify what usage of samba you are referring to.
Samba active directory domain controller...yes. AD is LDAP-based, so it
will work with anything that uses LDAP. Also if you have a semi-recent
version of sssd (1.10+), it has a module specifically for AD:
Samba NT4 PDC...probably not. NT4 domains are too nonstandard, Samba is
basically the only thing that supports it. Samba NT4 PDCs do support
external LDAP servers, but I doubt you can have more than one directory as
Samba file server (smbd)...probably not. It effectively supports Windows
authentication or it's own internal authentication. You might be able to
set up a samba NT4 PDC using an external LDAP server as an intermediary
between smbd. However, like above, I'm not sure if there would be any way
to merge multiple LDAP servers.
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