[Samba] Samba 3.0 + AD + OpenLDAP

Bradley W. Langhorst brad at langhorst.com
Wed Jan 22 16:41:02 GMT 2003

On Wed, 2003-01-22 at 10:42, William Enestvedt wrote:
> Bradley W. Langhorst wrote:
> > 
> > bottom line on the AD front..
> > samba3 can participate as a member server of an AD domain but
> > cannot be the domain controller.
> > 
> > You'd have to move all your users to the AD domain controller and join
> > the samba3 server to the domain or use winbind.
> > 
>    Forgive me for being dense, but shouldn't I be able to configure a Samba 3.x server (on Solaris 8) to authenticate against an Active Directory server -- if all the users already exists in AD -- _without_ creating them on the Sun box, and without adding the "posix user" field to the AD record?
>    Sorry if this is in the docs -- I'm still a little at sea.
yes you can do that (i think) - using winbind

Bradley W. Langhorst <brad at langhorst.com>

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