Samba Ldap sync

David Collier-Brown David.Collier-Brown at Sun.COM
Thu Sep 8 12:48:34 GMT 2005

  If you've got a service contract report the failure
of ldap password sync as a bug against the Sun LDAP.
Bug reports and RFEs are healthy things (;-))


Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> On Wed, 2005-09-07 at 15:40 -0700, Paul Neeley wrote:
>>I have  compiled Samba  3.0.11 on solaris 2.9 and running with start_tls 
>>with  SunOne DS5.2_Patch_3.   I currently have samba clients 
>>authenticating against the sun one directory server and it works.   
>>Users can also log in to the solaris box and using smbpasswd can change 
>>their sambantpassword and sambalmpassword. They are also able to change 
>>their ldap passwd via the solaris passwd command.
>>I have ldap passwd sync set to yes, but the ldap password never gets 
>>changed and I am unable to see any failures in the ldap access logs.
> Your server (not openldap) probably doesn't support the openldap
> extension 'ldap password sync' uses.
> I think this is a sensible extension, and it's documented in an RFC
> these days, so perhaps you could talk to your vendor about supporting
> it?  
> Otherwise, you could hack some things up via 'unix passwd sync', but
> it's far less elegant.
> Andrew Bartlett

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