[Samba] SID mapping: Samba and SSSD

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Fri Sep 4 18:17:38 UTC 2020

On 04/09/2020 19:02, Gregory Sloop wrote:
> Re: [Samba] SID mapping: Samba and SSSD
> *Rpvs> On 03/09/2020 22:35, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> >> 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 ? :-) :-).
> Rpvs> I do not hate happy users, I just do not see the point to sssd with
> Rpvs> Samba, I actually think they will be happier without sssd
> *It really seems to me like we ought to let users decide THEMSELVES, 
> what will make them happy, eh?
> I'll just leave it there.
HI Gregory, no one is saying that users of Samba cannot use sssd, it is 
just that nobody will give you support if you do. If you are using Samba 
 >= 4.8.0 with sssd on a Unix domain member, then you are on your own if 
you run into problems, unless you are asking for support to move to winbind.


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