[Samba] Using Samba AD/DC as an Active Directory OAuth provider for OpenShift

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Fri Aug 21 19:29:21 UTC 2020

On 21/08/2020 20:08, Rowland penny via samba wrote:
> On 21/08/2020 19:28, Vincent S. Cojot via samba wrote:
>> Hi everyone,
>> I have a working Samba AD/DC (4.12.6 on RHEL7.8) setup I'm trying to 
>> use with OpenShift (a container platform to which RedHat contributes 
>> - aka OCP). I'm also not too skilled on LDAP even though I've been 
>> running the above for over two years now..
>> There are typically two steps involved in connecting AD to OCP:
>> 1) declare an OAuth configuration in OCP (requires a bind user in AD 
>> and the AD Cert) with Active Directory. (Working config attached)
>> 2) declare a group synchronization sync config.
>> (non working config attached)
>> Part #1 worked fine and I can now login to the OCP platform using my 
>> AD credentials.
>> ...But I'm struggling to make part #2 work fully. In short, with:
>> groupMembershipAttributes: [ "memberof" ]
>> .. some groups (non-nested) get synced but others do not.
>> OCP doesn't support nested groups and it is documented ([1]) that 
>> when using AD and nested groups, one should use this instead:
>> groupMembershipAttributes: [ "memberof:1.2.840.113556.1.4.1941:" ]
>> Obviously, OID 1.2.840.113556.1.4.1941 doesn't exist in a Samba AD 
>> environment.
> I am fairly sure it does, I think it went into Samba 4.4.0, I think 
> you may be using the wrong attribute, have you tried it with the 
> 'member' attribute instead of 'memberof' ?
>> Does anyone have any idea? Is there an equivalent in Samba to that AD 
>> OID so that nested AD Groups can be expanded/flattened?
>> Any ideas welcomed. :)
>> [1]: https://examples.openshift.pub/authentication/activedirectory-ldap
> That link doesn't seem to work ;-)
> Rowland
This works for me:

rowland at devstation:~$ sudo ldapsearch -H ldaps://dc01.samdom.example.com 
-D 'SAMDOM\Administrator' -w 'xxxxxxxxxx' -b 
Admins,CN=Users,dc=samdom,dc=example,dc=com' | grep 'dn:'
[sudo] password for rowland:
dn: CN=Unix Admins,CN=Users,DC=samdom,DC=example,DC=com
dn: CN=swanadmin,CN=Users,DC=samdom,DC=example,DC=com
dn: CN=Rowland Penny,CN=Users,DC=samdom,DC=example,DC=com
dn: CN=dhcpduser,CN=Users,DC=samdom,DC=example,DC=com
dn: CN=Administrator,CN=Users,DC=samdom,DC=example,DC=com


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