[Samba] samba to samba via LDAP

Bradley W. Langhorst brad at langhorst.com
Thu Dec 19 13:27:00 GMT 2002

On Wed, 2002-12-18 at 16:34, jeff wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have lots of samba servers and want them to all authenticate against a 
> single password file which will be a LDAP database. 
> Where I want to be:
> Login to a domain called "FROST" that passes the username:passwd to a domain 
> called "ACR" which checks LDAP.
> Where I'm at:  
> I can login (from a W2K machine) to a test server called LIBIT which uses LDAP 
> beautifully (after long hours/days of profanity).  I can also join/login to 
> the samba domains called ACR (anytime) and FROST (if I change passwd server 
> and security settings to a stand alone).
> I have 2 samba servers I'm testing out with the goal of passing 
> passwords...the servers are FROST and the authenticating server is called 
> ACR.  I know that the login:passwd pair is being passed from FROST to ACR. 
> any help would be wonderful....unless your a RTFM person because I wouldn't 
> have gotten this far if I hadn't.

Why not just have both servers authenticating against a common ldap

It sounds like you want to run something like winbind (but against a
samba DC not a windows DC) on your secondary server.  I'm not sure that
is possible.


Bradley W. Langhorst <brad at langhorst.com>

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