[Samba] samba PDC and BDC with ldap master and slave backend

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Mon Feb 9 20:21:36 GMT 2004

On Tue, 2004-02-10 at 01:02, Jérôme Tournier wrote:
> Le Mon, Feb 09, 2004 at 07:34:38PM +0700, Beast a ecrit:
> > Problem if master ldap is over wan and link is down. nobody will be able to change any attributes on that site. I know its not samba fault, but any advise on that setup?
> and if the link is down, as computers peridically changed their trust
> account password, what will happen if they can't do that ? They'll keep
> their current password, but can they keep it a long time without problem
> in user authentication or anything else ? 

Not only will they just keep changing it, I have found that they keep
changing it to the same value.  I'll commit a patch shortly that makes
avoid touching ldap if they 'change but don't change' their passwords...

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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