[Samba] Samba winbind on redhat 7

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Thu Jun 20 16:32:42 UTC 2019

On 20/06/2019 17:19, Edouard Guigné via samba wrote:
> Hello,
> I am reading RHEL 7 docs concerning samba integration, and I found 
> https://access.redhat.com/documentation/en-us/red_hat_enterprise_linux/7/html-single/windows_integration_guide/index#winbind 
> "4.2.4. Switching Between SSSD and Winbind for SMB Share Access
> This procedure describes how you can switch between SSSD and Winbind 
> plug-ins that are used for accessing SMB shares from SSSD clients. "
> Who is responsible for the developpement of the "Winbind plug-in" used 
> for accessing SMB shares from SSSD clients ?
> Samba team or RHEL SSSD team ?
> Best Regards,
> Edouard
Bit lost here, it says you need cifs-utils for winbind to access SMB 
shares, must be a different cifs-utils to the Debian one that is used to 
mount shares.

If it is an sssd plug-in, then it will be developed by Red-Hat.

What are you trying to achieve ?


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