[Samba] Multiple DB / fragmented information
abartlet at samba.org
Mon Mar 1 12:55:54 GMT 2004
On Mon, 2004-03-01 at 23:01, Lapin(c) wrote:
> I wonder if it's possible to have multiple backend in order to fragment SAM
> information. For example, i'd like to have a central LDAP directory for user
> authentication purpose but a local tdb format for Machines accounts.
> I want to minimize network traffic but still keep a central user account DB.
> Has anybody tried this kind of config ?
This is a really bad idea. The network traffic (LDAP lookups) for
machine accounts really are minimal. If you want to reduce network read
traffic, you might set up a local LDAP slave.
Get your system working, before you try to create a more complex system.
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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