Making more use of LDAP

Tim Potter tpot at
Thu Jun 19 23:22:01 GMT 2003

On Thu, Jun 19, 2003 at 02:17:45PM +1000, Andrew Bartlett wrote:

>  - We need to store *smb.conf* values in LDAP, where those values
>    must be consistant across all hosts.  Things like the 'idmap uid/gid'
> settings come to mind here.

I'm not sure this is such a good idea.  You would have to be very
careful with caching and so on to ensure you still had a working server
in the event the LDAP server is not reachable.

I've been thinking it would be nice to be able to store file and print
shares in LDAP though.  That way we can support dynamically added shares
without having the information "hidden" in a tdb somewhere.  This would
be in addition to shares listed in smb.conf.


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