[Samba] SID mapping: Samba and SSSD

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Thu Sep 3 21:35:24 UTC 2020

On Thu, Sep 03, 2020 at 10:20:09PM +0100, Rowland penny via samba wrote:
> On 03/09/2020 22:08, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> > Happy to review if you write it :-). Anything that
> > will remove friction moving to/from winbindd/sssd
> > would be good for users !
> And I will be happy to 'NACK' it, we do not need another idmap backend, well
> not unless it it is a total rewrite to give us something like how RID works
> on Windows and is the only idmap backend.
> There would be no friction if everyone would accept that using sssd with
> Samba is no longer supported by anyone. Red-Hat could make this more obvious
> by removing sssd-winbind-idmap, their documentation says it use isn't
> supported.

I'm just trying to make users lives happier :-). Why do you
hate happy users Rowland ? :-) :-).

Seriously, people do need sometime to move to/from sssd/winbindd,
and anything we can do to make that easier for them shouldn't
be too controversial, so long as it's (a) optional and (b) not
too ugly to live :-).

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