[Samba] Best way to integrate Unix with AD.

Christof Schmitt cs at samba.org
Mon Mar 13 21:47:58 UTC 2017

On Mon, Mar 13, 2017 at 08:44:03PM +0000, Rowland Penny via samba wrote:
> On Mon, 13 Mar 2017 20:04:30 +0000
> "A. James Lewis via samba" <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > 
> > I know this is a little off topic (although it might not be because
> > I'm sure there's a solution involving Samba!)... but I hope one of
> > you fine people can advise me on the best approach to achieving an
> > integrated directory supporting Unix/Linux as a first class citizen,
> > storing autofs maps, as well as uid, gid and home folders for each
> > user... and how would that be managed.
> > 
> > I see Microsoft is removing the Unix services extensions with Server
> > 2016, so I'm really wondering what the best, and most long term
> > sustainable way to integrate a directory so that both platforms
> > operate as intended, and those users are manageable.
> From my understanding, they only removed the idmu server etc, they
> haven't removed the RFC2307 attributes. Even if they did, Samba would
> still have them.

also offers some clarification around this.


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