[Samba] Samba3 + LDAP

Lee W samba at mlists.unassemble.co.uk
Sat May 29 19:58:17 GMT 2004

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Adam Tauno Williams" <awilliam at whitemice.org>
To: "Gregory Chagnon" <gregchagnon at hotmail.com>
Cc: <samba at lists.samba.org>
Sent: Saturday, May 29, 2004 5:20 PM
Subject: Re: [Samba] Samba3 + LDAP

> > Is there any way to make it so that Samba3 with an LDAP backend doesn't need
> > to create local linux accounts to work?  Thanks.
> You *NEED* a POSIX account for each CIFS account, no way around that.
> Just use NSS and store the POSIX accounts in LDAP along with the CIFS
> accounts.
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I was thinking this myself.

Does this mean that it would be impossible to create a "Virtual" Samba Server.
I currently use Slackware which does not use PAM so LDAP though NSS I don't
think is possible for me.



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