[Samba] working well with sssd

L. van Belle belle at samba.org
Thu Sep 23 09:18:05 UTC 2021

... And i trown away my own mail responce on this subject.. 

Andrew, on this i 100% agree. 
I leave it to that, all im saying for now.. 

And guys.. 

Its ok if you, agree to disagree on things.. 
but its never worth fighting over it. 



> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
> Van: samba [mailto:samba-bounces at lists.samba.org] Namens 
> Andrew Bartlett via samba
> Verzonden: donderdag 23 september 2021 11:04
> Aan: Ralph Boehme; Rowland Penny; sambalist
> Onderwerp: [Samba] working well with sssd
> 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.
> Andrew Bartlett
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