Multiple idmap servers for failover
awalker at ixsystems.com
Thu Nov 4 17:39:01 UTC 2021
On Thu, Nov 4, 2021 at 1:36 PM Michael Starling via samba-technical <
samba-technical at lists.samba.org> wrote:
> From: samba-technical <samba-technical-bounces at lists.samba.org> on behalf
> of Rowland Penny via samba-technical <samba-technical at lists.samba.org>
> Sent: Thursday, November 4, 2021 1:26 PM
> To: samba-technical at lists.samba.org <samba-technical at lists.samba.org>
> 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?
IIRC, this particular idmap backend uses source3/lib/smbldap and so in
typical cases ldap_url gets passed more-or-less directly to
ldap_initialize() from libldap (with same formatting conventions).
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