Samba 4 alpha whatever raise your hand

Matthieu Patou mat+Informatique.Samba at
Tue May 18 12:59:08 MDT 2010

On 18/05/2010 16:48, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> On Tue, 2010-05-18 at 07:38 -0400, Frank Gruman wrote:
>> Testing / preparing to use as a second domain controller in AD.  If
>> successful enough (testing with migration to bind, dhcp, etc), might
>> even make multiples and remove the aging Win 2k3 domain controller.
>> Have ~30 users with ~200 workstations / servers / virtual machines (labs
>> and such).
>> Installation was stock install with LDB.  Vampired from existing AD.
>> Would consider LDAP in the future as the schema settles unless LDB can
>> support the same LDAP-style queries that AD supports in order to
>> maintain 3rd party authentication mechanisms.  I've not yet tried /
>> tested this last yet.
> The LDB backend is the only option you can vampire to, and yes, we
> should support the same LDAP-style queries that AD supports.  If we
> don't, then I'll try and add them for you.
I would rather say (but it was last year tests) that samba4 support more 
AD LDAP controls than openldap.


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