[Samba] Upgraded to 4.8 - forced to use winbindd - retro how to missing?
rabollinger at gmail.com
Tue Nov 13 17:24:23 UTC 2018
Yes that seems to be working as desired. Thanks much.
On Tue, Nov 13, 2018 at 10:50 AM Christian Naumer via samba <
samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:
> I don't know if this still works but it does what you want:
> Am 13.11.18 um 15:37 schrieb Rowland Penny via samba:
> > On Tue, 13 Nov 2018 09:21:14 -0500
> > Richard Bollinger <rabollinger at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Prior to 4.8, without winbind in the picture, a windows user named
> >> "rab", for instance, could be authenticated by AD, but would assume
> >> the identity of the Unix user "rab", with all of his Unix defined
> >> groups.
> >> Of course, this is not full emulation of a Windows server experience,
> >> but nonetheless it is the behavior we wanted and worked well in our
> >> environment where every AD user who needed access to a Unix server
> >> had a corresponding Unix ID assigned with that user's uid, gids,
> >> identical on all the Unix servers.
> >> That is the "legacy" behavior we desire. Is it still possible to
> >> achieve it with the current version of Samba?
> > No and why would you want to ?
> > Doing it your way means that you have to maintain the users & groups in
> > two places, a total anathema to AD.
> > Just set up the Unix domain member correctly and your Windows users &
> > groups become Unix users & groups, all of them if you use the winbind
> > 'rid' backend, or, if you use the 'ad' backend, just the ones you give
> > a uidNumber or gidNumber attribute.
> > If you don't want to do this (and I fail to see why you wouldn't want
> > to), then leave the domain, and set the Samba server up as a standalone
> > server.
> > Rowland
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