[Samba] sssd not a good idea

vincent at cojot.name vincent at cojot.name
Wed Jun 12 15:41:11 UTC 2019

That's clearly a documentation bug. As for the samba integration, it's now 
in its own guide:
(this is what I followed on 7.5/7.6 to consume realmd).
Let me open a BZ about this...



On Wed, 12 Jun 2019, Rowland penny via samba wrote:

> On 12/06/2019 16:31, Goetz, Patrick G via samba wrote:
>>  On 6/12/19 7:00 AM, Rowland penny wrote:
>>>  Until yesterday I would have pointed you at the sssd-users mailing list,
>>>  that was until I found this:
>>>  *Important*
>>>  Red Hat only supports running Samba as a server with the |winbindd|
>>>  service to provide domain users and groups to the local system. Due to
>>>  certain limitations, such as missing Windows access control list (ACL)
>>>  support and NT LAN Manager (NTLM) fallback, the System Security Services
>>>  Daemon (SSSD) is not supported.
>>>  Samba does not support sssd because it cannot, it doesn't produce it. It
>>>  now seems that red-hat doesn't support using sssd with Samba either, so
>>>  you are on your own here.
>>  Hi Rowland -
>>  Do you have a link for this comment?  I tried looking it up in the
>>  current RHEL documentation, and couldn't find it.  I'm guessing this
>>  might be out of date?  For example, I know nothing of any NTLM fallback.
> https://access.redhat.com/documentation/en-us/red_hat_enterprise_linux/7/html/system_administrators_guide/ch-file_and_print_servers
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