[Samba] working well with sssd

Ralph Boehme slow at samba.org
Thu Sep 23 09:13:50 UTC 2021

Am 23.09.21 um 11:04 schrieb Andrew Bartlett:
> On Thu, 2021-09-23 at 10:53 +0200, Ralph Boehme via samba wrote:
>> There is a real need.
>> -slow
> There is also a real need for us to move past this 'we don't even try
> to work with sssd' thing.  That is both in terms of working in the code
> to make this 'just work' as much as can be done, with clear limitations
> specified, and in the practice on the list when queries come up.
> sssd has become established in terms of being the AD connector for
> Linux workstations and servers that don't run Samba.  We should
> congratulate their team for their achievements.  We were in the race,
> but didn't win this time.
> Shockingly we find that Samba isn't always the centre of the universe,
> and sometimes we will need to fit in with the organisational
> arrangements where 'best for Samba' isn't the primary criteria.  (Just
> as we exist to help linux systems fit into otherwise windows
> networks).
> I would also really love Samba AD to be an even better server to sssd,
> and while also a code question, moving past this mode of interaction is
> an important step also.

well said.


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

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