Samba 4 alpha whatever raise your hand

Matthieu Patou mat at
Tue May 18 15:32:37 MDT 2010

On 18/05/2010 17:37, Adam Tauno Williams wrote:
> On Tue, 2010-05-18 at 15:29 +0200, Justo Alonso wrote:
>> Hi !
>> I have it on production since alpha8 version, with LDAP backend.
> How is that working?
> We are planning on testing Samab4 the first week of June;  and I'm
> really torn between just going with the simplicity of ldb or trying to
> use OpenLDAP.  We have a fairly sophisticated OpenLDAP install with lots
> of applications integrated with OpenLDAP.  What I'm really concerned
> about is DNS - we use SDB:LDAP so that our bind servers use OpenLDAP as
> their backends and not flat-files.  So what will I have to do to have S4
> update DNS (will it involved migrating my DNS out of LDAP to flat files?
> Ugh.  LDAP in DNS is very nice).   If I go with ldb I'll end up with two
> LDAP infrastructures at least until I migrate DNS [?], Mail, RADIUS,
> BIE/OIE, and I forget what else into LDB.
> We have ~20 servers, ~300 users, distributed over 15 sites.
>> Please, plan the update of the upgradeprovisionscript ! ;-)
In fact the thing is that until openldap provide ldap transaction it 
will be quite complicated to make upgradeprovision work correctly with 
We will see what we can do for openldap I hope soon.


Matthieu Patou
Samba Team

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