[Samba] Howto join Samba-3.0.2a server to a ldapv3
pgienger at ae-solutions.com
Thu Apr 1 13:28:35 GMT 2004
You need to have the development libraries for the krb and ldap packages
available on your system to link against.
Samba will be doing the communicating to those network servers, so they
need to have the libraries to link against. The rest of the system will
use pam to talk through samba, rather than doing it by itself. That's
the beauty of pam, you can make a module to authenticate against
anything you want, and the system doesen't care how you're doing it, as
long as it returns account data. In this case it's the same thing,
samba will talk to whatever backend you feed it, which apparently would
be ldap, so you need to give samba enough knowlege to go find the server.
Peter Nyberg wrote:
>Hi all I really need some help here!
>All howtos seams to handle thing if one is going to install everything on one
>I've a fully functioning empty ldav3 Slackware server with openldap-2.1.25,
>Berkeley DB-4.2 ,mit krb5, cyrus-sasl, openssl. Everything seams to work fine.
>Now I would like to add Samba-3 on separate Slackware computer to the ldapv3
>server. I've installed Linux-PAM and openssl. Now to my questions:
>Do I need any other packages?
>When I use ./configure --with-ads --with-ldap --with-krb5 it complains about
>missing packages. Do I need them or is it possible for PAM and smb.conf to
>handle all comunication between the servers?
>I whan't to make a samba server with kerberos as password backend and openldap
>as an computer, group and user back end. Is this possible?
>It don't have to be an AD. As long as it use kerberos and ldap backend and not
>smbpass I'm happy.
>Please help me in the right direction!!!!
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