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

Robert Marcano robert at marcanoonline.com
Wed Aug 12 13:36:17 UTC 2020

On 8/12/20 9:27 AM, Rowland penny via samba wrote:
> 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.

Don't assume what other people need or not.

>> 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

I helped someone that asked with the big disclaimer about it being a non 
Samba configuration. Maybe I should just unsubscribe :(

> Rowland

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