[Samba] LDAP arrangement for machines

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Tue Aug 19 15:43:08 GMT 2003

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On Tue, 19 Aug 2003, Nick Urbanik wrote:

> > > Since the sambaSamAccount is auxiliary, it needs a structural objectClass to
> > > work with.  What structural objectClass should samba add?
> >
> > Should just use the account objectclass.
> Okay, I will.  Does samba add that, or should I add it?

We should, but we might not.  If we don't I would call that a bug.

> > > Do I need to write a script to add the machine accounts?
> >
> > There are a lot of ways to solve your problem.  Writing a script is one of
> > them.
> I would like to deploy samba with about 350--400 machines.  I would like to set up
> the least labour intensive way of adding machines to the domain, that is as centrally
> managed as possible.  Would writing a little perl add machine script be a good road
> towards that end?  I can do it; I just want some pointers on which way to head.

If you can wait (or want to help), we need to get the idelx scripts from 
2.2 working for 3.0's schema. That would probably be a good place to 

cheers, jerry
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