tdr at infobi.com
Mon Jul 21 09:35:50 GMT 2003
Markus Amersdorfer wrote:
>On Wed, 16 Jul 2003 17:56:48 +0200
>Thomas Dewar <tdr at infobi.com> wrote:
>>I'm pretty new with all this ... but I know that you can configure
>>samba with the ldap module by doing :
>>But how do you proceed with apt from Debian as the only module which
>>concerns samba is :
>>apt-get install samba.
>To be precise: "samba" is not a module but a package (which depends on
>other packages such as "samba-common" itself).
>>it is probably a small silly question but thanx for your help
>I'm currently writing a Debian-LDAP-HOWTO (will be available from my
>homepage within the next weeks or so) with more thorough explanations
>of how to do what and when - including Samba. Nevertheless, the answer
>to your question boils down to something like:
>Samba 2.2 can only one method at a time: keep the users in local flat
>files (default) or keep them in an LDAP-tree. To change from one to the
>other you have to recompile. Debian defaults to the default :) in this
>You need to get the Debian source packages for Samba:
>Add sth. like the following to /etc/apt/sources.list
> deb-src http://ftp.de.debian.org/debian woody main contrib non-free
> apt-get update
> mkdir ~/samba-source
> cd ~/samba-source
> apt-get source samba
> cd samba-2.2.3a
> vi debian/rules
> --> add "--with-ldapsam \" just before "--with-msdfs"
>The last command will either build the packages or complain of some
>build-dependencies you have to meet. "apt-get install" these packages
>(it tells you) and run dpkg-buildpackage again.
> cd ..
> dpkg -i samba-common_2.2.3a-12_i386.deb samba_2.2.3a-12_i386.deb
>You'll probabely also install smbclient, smbfs, samba-doc and whatever
>else you might find useful.
>Last but not least: set the packages to HOLD status (so that they won't
>be replaced by Debian's packaging system with the next upgrade) and
>_keep track of security issues_ yourself from now on (as the packages
>won't be upgraded automatically).
>Here are some add-ons:
>in your LDAP's configuration.
> smbpasswd -w $LDAP_BINDPW
thanxs for paying attention to my problems but smbpasswd doesn't work :
no matter how I change debian/rules by adding --with-ldapsam (or even
--with-ldap) I keep on getting the same error which is :
-w not available unless configured --with-ldap
what have I done wrong?
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