[Samba] 3.0 question

Curtis Vaughan curtis at npc-usa.com
Mon Oct 6 23:05:51 GMT 2003

Ok, I'm using ldapsam 2.2

But I don't understand something.  Let me put it this way, can I put 
Samba 3 on the Debian box and it will work, or do I still have to make 
some changes to LDAP on the RedHat server?


On Saturday, Oct 4, 2003, at 14:29 US/Pacific, Brad Langhorst wrote:

> On Sat, 2003-10-04 at 13:12, Curtis Vaughan wrote:
>> Anyhow, I want to give 3.0 a go in our organization, but I don't want
>> to update the RedHat server - yet.  So, my question is this, can I 
>> take
>> advantage of 3.0 by updating the Debian server, but it must somehow 
>> get
>> user logon information through PAM/LDAP from the RedHat server.
> If you're using ldapsam in 2.2 then you can't use the same
> ldap store with ldapsam in 3.  Many changes were made to the schema.
> If you have just unix accounts in ldap on the redhat box you can add 
> the
> samba stuff to that datastore and use it from the debian box.
>> When I say take advantage, I want to move over to an "active
>> directories", etc. environment.
> you can't do that with samba3 alone - it can be a member server but not
> whatever the analog of a pdc is in AD.
> brad

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