[Samba] Re: Trying to configure a SAMBA 3 PDC with OpenLDAP

Beast indorama at rad.net.id
Mon Jan 12 05:42:40 GMT 2004

On Sun, 11 Jan 2004 15:01:27 -0400
Vegeta <lord.vegeta at ica.luz.ve> wrote:

> I found in an older post in the list that there is a bug in Samba 3.
> It says that Samba 3 does not search in the ou=Computers (ou=Computadoras in
> my case) so one has to put the machines in the ou=People (ou=Personas in my
> case) section of the LDAP server.
> I did that and smbpasswd -a -m worked. 
> Does somebody know when/if this bug will be fixed?

Any links? I've used (store ws on ou=computer) without problem.

> I still have doubts regarding some users and groups that MUST exist in the
> LDAP server.
> In particular I have seen a lot of people say that a root account (uid 0) in
> the LDAP server is needed. I think this is a bad idea and I would like to

Yes, it must have uid/guid = 0. you can give non valid shell (ie /bin/false)


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