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Re: [Samba] Best way to integrate Unix with AD.




On Mon, 13 Mar 2017 20:04:30 +0000
"A. James Lewis via samba" <samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hi all,
> 
> I know this is a little off topic (although it might not be because
> I'm sure there's a solution involving Samba!)... but I hope one of
> you fine people can advise me on the best approach to achieving an
> integrated directory supporting Unix/Linux as a first class citizen,
> storing autofs maps, as well as uid, gid and home folders for each
> user... and how would that be managed.
> 
> I see Microsoft is removing the Unix services extensions with Server
> 2016, so I'm really wondering what the best, and most long term
> sustainable way to integrate a directory so that both platforms
> operate as intended, and those users are manageable.

>From my understanding, they only removed the idmu server etc, they
haven't removed the RFC2307 attributes. Even if they did, Samba would
still have them.

You can use samba-tool to manage the creation of RFC2307 users and
groups.

Rowland
 

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