[Samba] LDAP & winbind
KCollins at nesbittengineering.com
Wed Aug 13 13:48:13 GMT 2003
> I have been searching a bit for documentation on the use of LDAP in
> conjunction with winbindd. Can anyone please point me to further
> documentation (if it exists) on the use of these two products together
> in Samba 3 and what functionality they provide as a whole solution? I
> know how winbind works but I am confused about the LDAP backend. Can
> winbind populate (and keep updated) the LDAP directory?
> As a little background... I have a Win2k PDC and am adding two new
> Redhat 9 Samba 3 servers. Does it make any sense to have LDAP in this
> environment? Winbind too?
In my mind, if you already have a W2k PDC, then you shouldn't need LDAP in
the mix. I'd point the new RH servers to the PDC with WINBINDD and be done
For what it's worth - just my 2 cents.
Kevin L. Collins, MCSE
Nesbitt Engineering, Inc.
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