[Samba] Re: Samba + LDAP + Kerberos

paul paul at subsignal.org
Tue Jul 22 17:49:12 GMT 2003

Doug Curtis wrote:
> I have been working on getting the three of these to work together and I think
> that they are. (Mostly)
> Anyway the real question is: Is there a way to setup samba and the ldap scripts
> that are distributed with Samba so that they don't use a plain text password? 
AFAIK samba only knows simple auth with TLS.
> Maybe I'm just too paranoid, but the idea of putting the rootdn password in the
> slapd.conf and the smbldap_conf.pm seems a bit too risky.
Consider not using rootdn for your binddn, set up a dedicated manager 
account for samba.

> Thanks,
> Doug

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