[Samba] LDAP Q: What for use Containers

Paul Gienger pgienger at ae-solutions.com
Tue Apr 20 13:01:26 GMT 2004

Schlomo Schapiro wrote:

>I am planning a Samba3+LDAP installation and was wondering about the use 
>of putting users into different containers on the LDAP server (similar to 
>what people do on NDS/eDirectory).
>Is it possible to then assign rights, options, ... to the containers and 
>have the users inherit these rights ?
What type of 'rights, options,...' are you looking for here?  Perhaps 
you are looking for a feature that could be given via groups, but more 
specifics are necessary.

>Having worked a lot in a Novell environment I of course got used to the 
>convenience of assigning rights to containers.
>Is there currently any support for this in Samba ?
>Is there something planned to facilitate this feature ? I guess it will 
>also have to go with the host file system ...
>Any input appreciated,

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