[Samba] Re: NUA + MYSQL?

Jérôme Fenal jerome.fenal at logicacmg.com
Wed Apr 14 19:59:56 GMT 2004

Joel Holder wrote:
> I am a tard.  The question below was supposed to be:
> Does anyone know if it is possible to use ldapsam WITHOUT /etc/passwd
> entries if you are also using ldap for posixaccount lookups?

Yes, it is the way it is intended to function.

LDAP is good at glueing together different kind (objectclasses) of 
objects attributes (same). So an account not in /etc/passwd would have 
the person, posixAccount, and sambaSamAccount objectclasses and 
mandatory attributes associated to.



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