[Samba] Changes to userPassword attribute in LDAP for machine
beast at setuid.com
Tue Aug 12 03:33:42 GMT 2003
Monday, August 11, 2003, 8:20:52 PM, Bernhard wrote:
> Beast schrieb:
>>userPassword is optional on posixAccount objectclass, why you need a
>>password for that?
> Currently I am writing on a client management software. It gives the
> Administrator complete control over their Windows 2000/XP machines from
> a web interface. In this software the clients have to authenticate
> themselves on the server. We decided to store as much machine specific
> settings in LDAP as possible, because our Samba already stores machine
> information in LDAP and we do not want to start a new data source.
1. Use acl to restrict access.
2. If you still want to synch passwd, write your own passwd changer
script to update the machine passwd also.
> Bernhard Czech
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