[Samba] ldap, quickie...

Craig White craigwhite at azapple.com
Wed Feb 18 05:48:30 GMT 2004

On Tue, 2004-02-17 at 10:43, Torben Thomsen wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm a bit confused over the whole "dn" concept .... various 
> documentation states that I should create new samba-entries with
> dn: uid=user,ou=<user-org>,dc=<domain>
> and other states that i should do it with
> dn: cn=user,ou=<user-org>,dc=<domain>
> Right now i have a few entries, created both ways... and since i'm not 
> quite home in ldap, I haven't yet testet how each dn works... or if 
> there is a difference at all...
> Perhaps it's a stupid question, but it just confuses me....
No - not a stupid question.

I have found that samba 3 wants uid values.

Also, it would seem that the general container for users & machines is
ou=People,... but you do have the opportunity to have it your way.


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