Samba and LDAP

Gerald Carter gcarter at
Tue Jun 20 05:07:27 GMT 2000

> While it's quite possible to have a script (or 
> something equivalent) that generates /etc/smbusers, 
> /etc/smbpasswd, and so forth, from an LDAP database, I 
> was wondering if there were any patches that you guys know of
> that allow the Samba server to interface directly with the 
> LDAP server, grabbing the appropriate information from 
> the "account" object directly?

I'm working on it for 2.2.0.  Stay in touch with me directly
if you want details.  Hopefully will get back on it later 
this week.

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