Samba 4 with backend provision - reference
ogy_hpower at yahoo.co.uk
Wed Sep 10 07:21:11 GMT 2008
----- Original Message ----
From: Andrew Bartlett <abartlet at samba.org>
To: ogy_hpower <ogy_hpower at yahoo.co.uk>
Cc: samba-technical at lists.samba.org; Oliver Liebel <oliver at itc.li>
Sent: Wednesday, 10 September, 2008 9:01:29
Subject: Re: Samba 4 with backend provision - reference
On Tue, 2008-09-09 at 15:14 +0000, ogy_hpower wrote:
> Hi andrew;
> i would like to test the backend provision, recently i just don't understand how to built it from scretch;
> since i see the multiple dc can be performed at here.
> - if i'm installing the backend provision; should i start from scratch or i can just upgrade from existing alpha 5?
> - is it really can run replication inside the backend services?
Using the current GIT tree, the generated multi-master OpenLDAP
configuration will replicate Samba's data between multiple servers.
You will need to start from scratch with Samba4 from the GIT tree.
> - any site recommended for reference?
The documentation at
but you also need to add this to the provision-backend command line:
Where these are the fully qualified domain names of the two servers you
wish to replicate between. Watch carefully the example slapd command
line printed by this script - it will tell slapd to listen on port 9000,
critical for this to operate.
Run the provision-backend on both servers, and then adapt the final part
of the instructions in
When you get this working, please update the wiki :-)
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