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Re: [Samba] Does anybody use idmap_adex?

From: Michael Adam <obnox_at_nospam>
Date: Wed Jul 28 2010 - 15:48:37 GMT
To: Nico De Ranter <nico@sonycom.com>

Hi Nico,

Nico De Ranter wrote:
>
> Actually I was just about to start using it. Guess I shouldn't?
>
> I'm looking for a solution to integrate an existing linux environment
> into a Windows AD environment. I already added all rc2307 info on the
> AD server. Now I need a way for the linux systems to fetch the
> username, uid, gif, shell and homedir from AD. Using LDAP directly is
> not an option as I can't do anonymous binds so that would require a
> hardcoded AD user and password on all systems (correct me if I'm wrong)
> According to the man pages it looks like idmap_adex will do exactly what
> I want. However I haven't been able to get it to work.
>
> Will idmap_adex disappear (if so, I won't invest anymore time in it)?
> Is there another way I can do this?

The older "ad" idmap and nss backend is there.
(man idmap_ad)
This is also maintained.
I guess this would also suit your needs.

Cheers - Michael

> Nico
>
>
> On Mon, 2010-06-28 at 20:31 +0200, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> > On Mon, Jun 28, 2010 at 11:00:49AM -0500, Gerald Carter wrote:
> > > Correct. I just reused a lot of the Likewise code here.
> > > My intent was originally to minimize change between the
> > > version that we shipped in Likewise Identity 4.x and what
> > > was in Samba and to leverage the Likewise QA team on both
> > > fronts.
> >
> > Ok, the question still remains:
> >
> > Anybody actually using the module?
> >
> > How many people do we offend if we remove it?
> >
> > Volker
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