[Samba] Re: Re: Samba groups
news_jamrock at yahoo.com
Mon Jan 12 01:44:51 GMT 2004
"Craig White" <craigwhite at azapple.com> wrote in message
news:1073478291.28276.6.camel at lin-workstation.azapple.com...
> On Wed, 2004-01-07 at 04:17, Jamrock wrote:
> > "Craig White" <craigwhite at azapple.com> wrote in message
> > news:1073446316.27620.51.camel at lin-workstation.azapple.com...
> > > If you are going to use LDAP - you need to learn, feel comfortable and
> > > use LDAP --- first
> > >
> > > Craig
> > I am comfortable with LDAP. I have been using it as a directory server
> > a year or so. I have been using Samba 2.x as a PDC for over a year.
> > problems there.
> > I recently moved to Samba 3.x. Uers can log in, access profiles and all
> > that. I need some clarity on the process of mapping groups in Samba
> > using LDAP.
> > The mapping is automatically done using the other user backends. With
> > one needs to manually add the groups, set up the RIDS properly, and
> > create the mapping. There are some gaps in my knowledge here. I just
> > something to pull all the bits of information into one logical flow.
> John Terpstra's how-to pretty much explains it - but unfortunately,
> until you are actually fumbling with the data, the information seems
> slippery as jello.
> the smbldap-populate script will set up the initial groups that are
> essential for a proper winnt domain. Simply run the script and it will
> populate the LDAP with the users/groups for Windows...the ldif that you
> were looking for.
I copied the user/group info into a ldif file and everything works now.
Didn't use the script since I wanted to understand what was happening.
The documentation is a little vague when you are trying to learn the
process. A sample ldif file would make a big difference. The group mapping
script is quite useful.
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