[Samba] LDAP versus LDAPSAM

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Tue Feb 3 09:08:00 GMT 2004

On Tue, 2004-02-03 at 08:29, Philip Juels wrote:
> Okay, that makes sense.  So, since I'm running a SuSE 8.2 system 
> openldap-2-2.1.12-74 and samba-2.2.7a-72 (ldap option), I don't need to 
> worry about ldapsam.  Does samba under this installation know to use the 
> ldap.conf for ldap client settings or does it need to have entries in 
> the smb.conf?

If you are running Samba 2.2, compiled for ldap, then you will need to
use the 'ldap server' and associated options.

However, I would strongly suggest running Samba 3.0, as ldap support is
*much* better in 3.0

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                 abartlet at pcug.org.au
Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team  abartlet at samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at hawkerc.net
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