[Samba] Properly extending the AD schema

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Tue Oct 27 08:01:31 UTC 2020

On Tue, 2020-10-27 at 08:55 +0100, Péter Bertalan Zoltán via samba
> Andrew Bartlett <abartlet at samba.org> [2020-10-25 08:58:49 +1300]:
> > Sadly changing the schema does not change the client-side GUI in
> > MMC,
> > this is hard coded, not generated by schema introspection (sadly).
> Ah, that explains it. I just thought it would work, because I found
> articles showing that the new attribute indeed does show up on the
> Attributes tab, for example:
> <
> https://www.windowstechno.com/how-to-create-custom-attributes-in-active-directory/
> >
> I suppose this behaviour is not compatible with Samba.

That much should work, what I meant is that the main forms won't

> > Another GUI tool to consider it Apache Directory Studio or the web-
> > based tools which are more introspection based.
> Thank you, I think we’ll look into those.

All the best,

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                       https://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team  https://samba.org
Samba Developer, Catalyst IT          

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