[SSSD-users] org structure as user/group structure?

Dmitri Pal dpal at redhat.com
Thu Jun 5 20:28:54 UTC 2014


On 06/05/2014 11:36 AM, Max Lock wrote:
>   Hi All,
>
>   I'm querying an AD server using LDAP lookups only. I  can authenticate
>   a user just fine but the groups configured on the AD system aren't
>   relevant to what we're doing.
>
>   Looking at the the sssd-ldap man page, the ldap_group options look
>   like they may be used to modify the group lookups to look at user data
>   instead.
>
>   In each user record we have directReports: and manager: attributes.
>   Could these be used so that if Alice reports to Bob she's mapped to
>   the Bob group etc?
I am not sure if that would work. Bob is not a group object class but a 
user.
You might consider using IPA as a gateway and sync or trust AD. That 
will give you AD user authentication and allow you to manage groups the 
way you want.

>
>   -Cheers Max.
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Thank you,
Dmitri Pal

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