[Samba] Multiple ldap backend on the same PDC - samba 3 rc3 ?

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Fri Sep 12 23:41:18 GMT 2003

On Fri, 12 Sep 2003, jean-marc pouchoulon wrote:

> How can I have multiple backend on one samba pdc.
> Samba seems to accept this two lines in the smb.conf.
> passdb backend = ldapsam:ldap://ip-one/,guest
> passdb backend = ldapsam:ldap://ip-two/,guest

passdb backend= ldapsam:ldap://ip-one/, ldapsam:ldap://ip-two/, guest

Will give you two backends.

> With the cache mechanism on xp client , I am not able to see if it works
> et whitch ldap server answer.

You cab specify the backend if you use the 'pdbedit' tool.

eg: pdbedit -Lv -b ldapsam:ldap://ip-two/ will use the second backend.

> What is the best way to have Multiple ldap backend on the same PDC ?
> Is it possible.

See above.

John T. (Jean-Henri)
John H Terpstra
Email: jht at samba.org

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