[Samba] smb bdc ldap strict read only ?

RRuegner robert at ruegner.org
Mon Mar 15 00:04:26 GMT 2004

Andrew Bartlett schrieb:
> On Sat, Mar 13, 2004 at 03:33:27PM +0100, RRuegner wrote:
>>Hi Sambatistas,
>>if have setup a ldap pdc which works realy nice.
>>Connected over vpn i wanna setup a bdc with an ldap slave as recommended 
>>in the docs.
>>My question is should this ldap slave strict read only ?.
>>I thought about passwords , as i enabled the ldap password sync.
>>If the con is interrupted and there is only the slave what happens if a 
>>user wants to change his password?
>>Should i strictly forbid such actions to the slave from the bdc, so that 
>>it is read only
> The slave will indeicate to Samba that Samba needs to talk to the
> master.  If Samba cannot correctly talk to the master, the operation
> will fail.
>>or is ther a way to configure ldap slave in setup
>>to synchronize the written changes to his master after the connect to 
>>the master is up again.
> This is called 'multimaster replication'.  Samba is not currently
> compatible with this, as it makes assumptions about a single
> consistant data store.
> Andrew Bartlett

Hi Andrew , thx for your answer
so funktion for bdc will be only read only for the ldap slave (fallback) 
and no changing to ldap entries could be made
until the ldap master is back online again.
am i right ?

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