[Samba] Protocol differences between RFC and Active Directory?
abartlet at samba.org
Thu Mar 17 22:19:06 UTC 2022
On Thu, 2022-03-17 at 23:09 +0100, HolyTaint via samba wrote:
> 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
I don't know of a central reference, we just match AD as closely as we
can and don't routinely compare with and particular RFC or what folks
think is RFC behaviour (eg typical OpenLDAP behaviour).
Andrew Bartlett (he/him) https://samba.org/~abartlet/
Samba Team Member (since 2001) https://samba.org
Samba Team Lead, Catalyst IT https://catalyst.net.nz/services/samba
Samba Development and Support, Catalyst IT - Expert Open Source
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