[Samba] samba to samba via LDAP

jeff jeffw at sulross.edu
Thu Dec 19 15:40:55 GMT 2002

> Why not just have both servers authenticating against a common ldap
> store?

That would be the same desired result. Know any way I could have a real-time 
single LDAP store on a single machine and have everything auth against it?

I've thought about just doing a scp of the .gdbm files, but that's just 
another point of failure.

Any ideas would be tried.



On Thursday 19 December 2002 07:25 am, Bradley W. Langhorst wrote:
> 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
> store?
> 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.
> brad


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