Samba4 LDAP Integration

Gémes Géza geza at
Fri Oct 29 18:35:35 GMT 2004

paul kölle írta:

> Gémes Géza wrote:
>>> Take it more generally. It's not about LDAP but the interfaces 
>>> Samba4 will implement to USE data it will not store by itself 
>>> (uid/gid?) and the interfaces it will implement to PROVIDE access to 
>>> data it stores other services might need. Any reasonings, notes, 
>>> code to look at?
>>> thanks
>>>  Paul
>> No, the real point is not to have to move from OpenLDAP based 
>> Posix+Samba+other attributes to Samba4's LDAP server based Samba 
>> attributes+Something else (e.g. flat files :-( ). Instead IMHO a 
>> Samba4 LDAP server based central storage would be the best solution 
>> to this. 
> But then you have to write a full fledged LDAP server capable of 
> replacing OpenLDAP and friends *and* migrate all sort of information 
> to that db.
To be an AD DC it is anyway a MUST.

>> The necessary infrastructural changes could have benefits as well:
> No doubt ;)
> greetings
>  Paul



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