Gerald Carter gcarter at
Thu Mar 15 15:03:53 GMT 2001

On Thu, 15 Mar 2001, Torsten Curdt wrote:

> We are still running an alpha 0 CVS snapshot quite successful
> now for a while in production environment (hurray for the brave :)
> Lurking to the list, I feel now is the time to upgrade to another
> CVS version. But before this I have some questions...
> All our users are stored in a LDAP server. Right now we use nss_ldap
> and pam_ldap for the linux authentification and try to keep
> the smbpasswd accounts in sync. (not a nice sollution)
> I wonder if an upgrade to the latest CVS and the use of windbind
> can help us in means of LDAP integration?!

winbindd will help you only if you are running the Samba host
in domain mode security.
> Even the alpha is so promising that it doesn't matter at all
> but... any plans to go beta?

This will hopefully be the last alpha release.  Beta after 
that obviously. :-)  (Yeah!)

Cheers, jerry
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