Hi Simo,

thank you very much for the insight!
When do you think Samba 4 AD will support forest trusts? Or should I ask
this on the samba list?

Many thanks,

2014-07-09 13:13 GMT+02:00 Simo Sorce <s...@redhat.com>:

> On Wed, 2014-07-09 at 12:02 +0200, Iván Szántó wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I know this is the freeipa list and not the samba list, but you may have
> > some information about this subject.
> >
> > I would like to know if there is some (active) development going on from
> > the freeipa side to enable it to be integrated in the core of samba4 so
> as
> > to provide AD functionality.
> >
> > Please let me know or redirect me to other lists if necessary
> We attempted to do something in this area (sort of AD personality) a few
> years ago, but it just doesn't work.
> What we did instead is to allow creating cross realm trusts between a
> FreeIPA domain and an AD domain. Unfortunately Samba 4 AD still does not
> support forest trusts so we are limited to interoperate only with
> Windows AD for now. Once Samba 4 AD will support forest trusts then
> you'll be able to use FreeIPA for your linux/unix machines and Samba 4
> for your Windows machines.
> Simo.
> --
> Simo Sorce * Red Hat, Inc * New York
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