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Re: OpenLDAP interop with AD questions

On Fri, 2008-11-14 at 09:51 +0000, Martin Simovic wrote:
> On Thu, 2008-11-13 at 19:27 -0600, Christopher Barry wrote:
> > Hi All,
> >  
> > I'm still researching methods, and trying to find the best way to
> > integrate our Unix hosts with AD in a way that makes sense for us.
> >  
> > The goal is to have a single user/password db in AD, and have all of the
> > old NIS map data in OpenLDAP. SSO would be a nice to have feature too.
> > I've read more stuff than I can count, but I'm still more than a little
> > confused.
> >  
> > The translucent overlay looks cool (if it'll even work with AD), but I'm
> > not sure it's the right answer for us with respect to keeping the maps
> > local to OpenLDAP.
> > 
> > Any suggestions or doc links you can post?
> > 
> Hi,
> AD is basically a combination of ldap and kerberos. ldap contains the
> user database (authorization) and kerberos the passwords
> (authentication)

AD is much, much more than that.  

If AD was that simple, then Samba4 would be well-finished by now.

Andrew Bartlett
Andrew Bartlett
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Red Hat Inc.

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