[Samba] LDAP passdb backends. What's the difference?

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Fri Jul 18 23:30:42 GMT 2003

On Fri, Jul 18, 2003 at 07:44:39AM -0700, Jim C wrote:
> I've not be able to find in the docs where it describes the differences 
> between ldapsam ldapsam_nua etc. etc.   I don't have access to the man 
> pages and I've checked the online documentation also.  Something has 
> been going wrong in my config and I think a better understanding of 
> these may help.
> I do know that ldapsam_compat is supposed to be backward compatible with 
> the old LDAP schema thus I assume that the others are not.

_nua no longer exists.  ldapsam uses a new schema, designed to avoid 
conflicts with other schemas, and for intergartion with things like idmap.

Andrew Bartlett

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