[Samba] Re: SMB+LDAP Question ...

Jim jcllings at tsunamicomm.net
Fri Jan 17 08:11:01 GMT 2003

Thomas Nilsen wrote:
> I'd like to trow myself into the same disussion...
> I'm also trying to get Samba 2.2.7 working from LDAP. So far I can see the
> /usr/local/bin/smbldap-useradd.pl -w %u"

I think there are some real problems with those scripts.  I've written 
my own using php and it seems to work fine with but one minor annoyance 
that maybe on the Windoze side...  The issue is that if I store the 
computer accounts in the Computers ou, the Widoze boxes can't see them.
No problems if I put them in with the users but that could cause trouble 
later when I have to separate the computers from users for some 
unpredictable reason.  My theory is that this has to do with the 
clientside setup.  Namely that the searchbase is wrong.

Which brings up another point.  I note that ALL uidNumber's in the tree 
must be unique regardless of what ou it is stored under?  Otherwise you 
get that pesky sid mapping error.

> I've looked around on the samba mailinglists etc, but I've so far been
> unable to find a solution to this problem...
> Regards,
> Thomas
> "C.Lee Taylor" <leet at leenx.co.za> wrote in message
> news:3E256911.8060306 at leenx.co.za...
>>Greetings ...
>>I have a quick question, which I hope will get a straight and quick
> answer.
>>I am moving my system from flat files to LDAP.  I have had my users in
>>LDAP for a while, but then found that my computer accounts for Win2K in
>>still in passwd. My question is, what are the bare minume LDAP attribs
>>that I need for them to contiune to work?

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