uses of LDAP server

Jody Haynes Jody.Haynes at
Wed Sep 20 14:35:38 GMT 2000


You will have to use the Samba-TNG branch to get this to work.  When using ldap and samba 
together, all account information is stored in the ldap database and is portable to other
slave ldap server within your network with the use of slurpd.

Samba-TNG can be a PDC for Win2K, WinNT and Win98/95 clients.

To the windows world, the samba PDC looks and feels like a NT server.....

A good reference to Samba/LDAP is:


Wong Shin Neng [wsn at] wrote:
>  Hello everybody,
>  I just joined the list to seek opportunities in replacing our company's NT
> server.  I am currently working on an integrated environment which I am
> currently focusing on the uses of LDAP server to make life easier for
> everyone in the workplace.
> Could anyone tell me how well is SAMBA works with ldap server?  I heard it
> is only at an experimental phase but is it safe to assume that it works?
> Also, with a LDAP server, how much information can a Samba server rely on
> the LDAP server?
>  Thanks in advance....

          Jody Haynes
iSun Networks, Inc.
Email:    Jody.Haynes at

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