[Samba] Using SSSD + AD with Samba seems to require Winbind be running

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Wed Aug 12 13:27:37 UTC 2020

On 12/08/2020 14:18, Robert Marcano via samba wrote:
> On 8/12/20 9:11 AM, L.P.H. van Belle via samba wrote:
>> What i dont get/understand ..
>> Why ? Why such setup.
>> Can TP explain this?
>> Just trying to understand you idea why setup like this..
>> There must be a reason?
> SSSD provides features that Samba probably will not, like GPO login 
> enforcement, and some it doesn't do yet like automatically define 
> private groups (groups with the same name of the user, I filled a bug 
> for this one)
The GPO one is just about the only thing that sssd does that Samba 
doesn't and you do not need private groups, you want them, but you do 
not need them.
> There are meny others but my intention is not to advertice SSSD but 
> help people that need to use it by company policy or by needed features.

Please advertise it somewhere else :D


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