[Samba] Migrate mail aliases to AD ypServ30

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Tue Jul 21 14:14:42 UTC 2020

On 21/07/2020 15:08, RhineDevil wrote:
> Mon, 20 Jul 2020 19:19:14 +0100 Rowland penny via samba <samba at lists.samba.org>:
>> On 20/07/2020 19:01, RhineDevil wrote:
>>> Mon, 20 Jul 2020 18:24:15 +0100 Rowland penny via samba <samba at lists.samba.org>:
>>> No, it wouldn't, basically all that adding '--rfc-2307' to the provision
>>> command does, is to add the ypServ30 ldif to AD. This ldif is what
>>> Microsoft added if you installed IDMU. Adding the ldif makes Samba
>>> compatible with ADUC.
>>> What you are adding is a corner case, so it would be a large amount of
>>> work to update samba-tool for a very few users, or perhaps only you.
>>> However, if you feel this should in samba-tool, patches are always
>>> welcome ;-)
>>> Rowland
>>> My idea would be more like adding full NIS support with an option (this is normally achieved by using misc.schema (misc.ldif in new database-like configuration) in OpenLDAP) but if you feel this is a corner case I won't be pushy and I'll try to achieve this in the distros I collaborate with in another way
>> Why on earth would you want to use NIS ?
>> Active Directory totally replaces it and is much more secure.
>> Rowland
> How should I migrate NIS data in flat files in ActiveDirectory then?
> Things like fstab, aliases, mail etc

Why would want something that is machine specific (fstab) in any database ?

As for the other two, you add a mail schema to AD.


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