Multiple idmap servers for failover

Michael Starling mlstarling31 at
Thu Nov 4 17:35:48 UTC 2021

From: samba-technical <samba-technical-bounces at> on behalf of Rowland Penny via samba-technical <samba-technical at>
Sent: Thursday, November 4, 2021 1:26 PM
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Subject: Re: Multiple idmap servers for failover

On Thu, 2021-11-04 at 17:18 +0000, Michael Starling via samba-technical
> Hello.
> I would like to specify multiple OpenLDAP server backends for the
> ldap_url option. Is this possible as I don't see any examples showing
> the format?

That could be because they rely on SMBv1 and Samba is trying to remove

Can I ask why you are not considering upgrading to Samba AD, it is
extremely easy to have multiple DC's


Hi Rowland.

This is a legacy installation and they aren't interested in upgrading.

So this is not possible?

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