Samba4 HOWTO and ldapcmp

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Tue May 25 03:45:39 MDT 2010

On Tue, 2010-05-25 at 12:33 +0300, Zahari Zahariev wrote:
> Hello Michael and Andrew,
> I believe ldapcmp is not DEV only tool but is very likely to be used
> as a evaluation tool when migrating from MS Active Directory server
> and should be available in wiki places where people go in order to
> find something which can help them better decide if they should go
> Samba4.


I've not removed it from the wiki.  I've just put it on it's own page. 

> In the near future ldapcmp will support comparison for
> nTSecurityDescriptor (SDDL) and offline mode (LDIF export/import)
> which will make it a lot more powerful and something admins would want
> to have access to as they evaluate Samba4 interoperability.

Please don't take offence, but no matter how good the tool is, it does
not belong in what we are trying to make our 'shortest form'
instructions.  Indeed, they should probably be made shorter, not

We do need pages of further resources, describing how all sorts of
different tools will help with validating and administering a Samba4

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                      
Authentication Developer, Samba Team 
Samba Developer, Cisco Inc.

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