OpenLDAP and Samba4

Jeremy Allison jra at
Mon Apr 22 10:58:58 MDT 2013

On Mon, Apr 22, 2013 at 09:47:37AM +1000, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> Howard and I go back a long time, and I'm always happy to talk about
> this effort, because we didn't document very clearly why we found it to
> be a dead-end at the time.  But I don't want to raise any false hopes -
> most of the 3 years I spent at Red Hat was on the premise that an LDAP
> backend was the future direction for the then 'Samba4' project, but I
> just couldn't make it work.  

Thanks Andrew, I think that's a very reasonable concern.

I am just hoping to jump-start the conversation again as
there seems to be more interest on the OpenLDAP side on
seeing what needs to be done in order to make this work.



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