[Samba] LDAP group objects?

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Fri Dec 22 09:06:10 UTC 2017

On Thu, 21 Dec 2017 17:02:31 -0600
Daniel Turner <daniel.turner at eliciotech.com> wrote:

> Thank you, those links were indeed helpful.
> It appears to me that while JumpCloud.com touts it's Samba
> compatibility (including "Samba Schema support"), their's is an
> imperfect implementation. Because they do not leverage the Samba
> group objectclass they are hampering Samba's ability.
> The method they've used to implement groups does not allow those
> groups to be used by Samba. I'm no expert on LDAP, but I believe the
> addition of an attribute on their groupOfNames style of group may be
> all that is needed - I'm spinning up an OpenLDAP instance to confirm.
> Now to try to convince them of this fact in the hopes of future
> improvements.

I have always been a bit doubtful about 'cloud' usage, you are
dependant on what the 'cloud' provides and what happens if it rains and
the cloud goes away ?


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