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[Bug 444603] New: Make it possible to promote posixAccounts to sambaSamAccount in LDAP
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  • Date: Thu, 13 Nov 2008 05:30:06 -0700 (MST)
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https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=444603


Summary: Make it possible to promote posixAccounts to
sambaSamAccount in LDAP
Product: openSUSE 11.1
Version: Factory
Platform: Other
OS/Version: Other
Status: NEW
Severity: Enhancement
Priority: P5 - None
Component: YaST2
AssignedTo: bnc-team-screening@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
ReportedBy: lurch@xxxxxx
QAContact: jsrain@xxxxxxxxxx
Found By: ---


At the moment, it has to be decided if a user has an samba account can only be
decided when the account is created.

If an samba account shall be added later for a user, this is not possible with
the Yast UsersPluginSamba, as this requires changing the password (or setting
the same password again).

IMHO, this restriction is to strict. The following should be possible:
- Activate the samba account for the user
: this should add the sambaSamAccount objectClass to the user,
: at least set the user sid, optionally the group sid
: leave the password empty
- The user can then later on change/reset his password with "passwd"
: The user has a valid posixAccount, which allows him to authenticate
: himself against LDAP.
: if there is an LDAP ACL "access to attrs=sambaNTPassword by self write",
: the user is able to set his samba password even without an preexisting
: samba password


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