ldap was Re: [Samba] Samba 4

David Collier-Brown David.Collier-Brown at Sun.COM
Thu Aug 25 19:38:03 GMT 2005

Farkas Levente wrote:
> my question just wouldn't it be possible to include a frontend for some 
> kind of ldap and kerberos server?
> wouldn't it be easier to enhance openldap or fedora/netscape directory 
> server? or they are so badly implemented ldap servers?

No,but they are heavyweight, which is the exact opposite of
what LDAP* tried to be.  A lightweight directory access program
to deal with AD makes good sense.

* Lightweight Directory Access Protocol
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