[Samba] Protocol differences between RFC and Active Directory?

HolyTaint holytaint at disroot.org
Thu Mar 17 22:09:00 UTC 2022

On Fri, 18 Mar 2022 10:26:36 +1300 Andrew Bartlett via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:
> On Thu, 2022-03-17 at 21:54 +0100, HolyTaint via samba wrote:
> > What are the protocol differences between RFC LDAP and Active
> > Directory LDAP implementation that make hard if not impossible having
> > OpenLDAP taking samba role as AD LDAP interface?
> > Ex, single common name, then?
> There are a lot.  The thing that trips up most is authenticated by
> default, but the schema is just different, the typical layouts are
> different.
> If there are particular niggles that really annoy, we could take
> patches provided they don't break AD behaviour, eg accepting the
> OpenLDAP password change control.
> Andrew Bartlett

I'm interested especially about those explicitly violating the standard, and I'd be more than happy about references and documentation on this stuff. Sadly I didn't find any & in my personal experience samba wiki is a mess to search in

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