[Samba] Re: Using Samba with LDAP and SSL

Sam Hart hart at physics.arizona.edu
Fri Oct 10 18:24:00 GMT 2003

Oh, if LDAP is just Samba's backend, then it should be transparent to 

If you're talking about securing LDAP so that the Windows machines can't 
access it, then there's a variety of things you could do with ACLs in 
LDAP that would help out. Depending on which LDAP server you're using, 
setting this would be different.

* On 03-10-10, Jamrock wrote:

> "Sam Hart" <hart at physics.arizona.edu> wrote in message
> news:Pine.LNX.4.44.0310100937510.2569-100000 at bohr.physics.arizona.edu...
> >> Well, as far as Samba is concerned, it isn't required for your Windows
> > workstation to contact the LDAP server.
> True, but the documentation recommends the use of SSL if you are using the
> LDAP backend.   This encrypts the LDAP authentication data.
> I have Samba 3.0 working with LDAP.  I need to secure it before I deploy it
> in a production environment.

Sam Hart
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