[Samba] samba with customized ldap backend

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Wed Oct 12 10:12:30 UTC 2016

On Wed, 12 Oct 2016 15:26:10 +0530 (IST)
Arun Gupta via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> Sir,
>   No AD, that's some NT4 domain.
> Yes, it has no AD
> - No Winbind because Winbind is using samacccountname as user login
> and not UID. --> Not configured
> > - Issue happens on Linux or UNIX clients.
> On both client
> I am using sssd and pam_ldap for user retrival and modified 
> pam_login_attribute (pam_ldap.conf file) to username instead of uid
> (by default value) so I am very well able to authenticate with many
> services like ssh, smtp auth etc but in sabma case it is trying to
> contact uid='numeric value' instead of username=test1.
> I think somewhere in configuration, we may define username attribute 
> instead of uid which is samba configured.

If you are using sssd, then this isn't a Samba problem, because sssd
isn't part of Samba, can I suggest that you will get better help from
the sssd-users mailing list.


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