[Samba] id mapping

Ralph Boehme slow at samba.org
Thu Sep 23 08:53:10 UTC 2021

Am 23.09.21 um 10:44 schrieb Rowland Penny via samba:
> What you are saying is very possible, but, from my understanding, by 
> using idmap-sss you only get authentication,

no. You get idmappings from sssd. This has nothing to do with

> something you can get by running winbind with idmap-rid.


> You can also get authentication by just using sssd without Samba, so
> what is the actual point of idmap-sss ?


> 'idmap-sss' is not in the Samba tree and shouldn't be in the Samba 
> tree.

It should and I guess it will at some point if I find the time to drive 
this integration.

> It is where it belongs, in the sssd tree, because it is a part
> of sssd. Also dragging libc and the kernel into this is, in my
> opinion, an act of desperation, you know that there is no real need
> for idmap-sss.

There is a real need.


Ralph Boehme, Samba Team                 https://samba.org/
SerNet Samba Team Lead      https://sernet.de/en/team-samba

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