[Samba] Congratulations!

Davy Defaud davy.defaud at free.fr
Sun May 6 22:13:12 UTC 2018

Le 06/05/2018 à 22:49, Rowland Penny via samba a écrit :
> On Sun, 6 May 2018 22:14:38 +0200
> Davy Defaud via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:
>> Le 06/05/2018 à 19:27, Rowland Penny via samba a écrit :
>>> On Sun, 6 May 2018 18:48:40 +0200
>>> Davy Defaud via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:
>>>>> Thanks very much for making AD trusts /really/ usable at last in
>>>>> 4.8. For my use case just allowing trusted groups to access file
>>>>> shares with correct permissions is good enough for now. Child
>>>>> domains would be nice too ;-)
>>>> Dear Samba developers,
>>>> I’m also more interested by child domains rather than sites. I know
>>>> that it is not supported yet, but I wonder if SUBDOMAIN join
>>>> option of samba-tool is supposed to be for creating a child domain.
>>>> There’s no documentation entries to explain how it is supposed to
>>>> work, but I can see the option in the samba-tool usage:
>>>>> Usage: samba-tool domain join <dnsdomain>
>>>>> [DC|RODC|MEMBER|SUBDOMAIN] [options]
>>>> and --parent-domain=PARENT_DOMAIN
>>>> Any hint?
>>> Yes, they don't work (yet). In fact, up until recently, the only
>>> thing that worked was 'DC'
>>> Rowland
>> I guess MEMBER was also working.
> No, sorry it isn't, well not from 'samba-tool domain join'
>> So, what’s the current status now? I can see RODC and SUBDOMAIN on the
>> roadmap.
> 'RODC' is now fairly stable.
>> But, as there are not “FUNDED”, is there someone actually working on
>> it? If so, are they targeted for a particular version or just “when
>> it’s ready”?
> 'FUNDED' means that somebody has need for that particular part of
> Samba and is willing to pay for development, so it will come sooner
> rather than later. Anything else will only be worked on if a developer
> finds a need or the time to work on it. 
> If you need something sooner rather than later, you can always write
> your own patches ;-)
> Rowland

Andrew answered my questions, but thank you too.
Concerning the patches, unfortunately, I don’t have the necessary skills.



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