On 05/16/2016 05:28 AM, Lachlan Musicman wrote:
> Hola,
> We have an interesting scenario that is hard to find any information on.
> Due to permission restrictions, a NAS that is mounted and visible by both AD 
> and 
> 'nix clients, every user belongs to a particular primary group.
> When we try doing idoverride's on the groups, it fails with the Primary 
> Group. 
> In some cases, the primary group doesn't even appear in a getent or id 
> request. 
> Sometimes it appears with incorrect name or GID.
> We have found it hard to get repeatable "failures", but here are two:
> 1. getent group <groupname> (where groupname is any group, but is a primary 
> group for a subset of members)
>   - does not return any member that has groupname as a primary group in AD.
> 2. Overriding a group
> if the user has that group as a primary group (in AD), it will override the 
> name, but not the GID.
> else, the override works.
> There were a number of other unusual results that are hard to explain how to 
> reproduce because it was all so seemingly random.
> I feel like it would be an obvious need - to translate or override AD primary 
> groups to FreeIPA groups, but this doesn't seem possible.
> Have we set IPA  up incorrectly, or are we hitting on something else?
> I found this AD support problem for Win2003, but I feel like it's old and 
> would 
> surely have been solved? https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/275523
> Also, their solution ("hack AD, then hack your other LDAP software") is, for 
> some reason, funny to me.
> Cheers
> L.

Hello Lachlan,

It seems you are looking for this extension:

It is not done yet, there is a plenty of information in the ticket comments.
Please let us know if this does not help.


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