[Samba] Samba3 + LDAP

Adam Tauno Williams awilliam at whitemice.org
Sat May 29 23:22:39 GMT 2004

> > > 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.
> > Nah.  You don't need PAM.  But NSS is part of glibc, so it would be
> > amazing if you couldn't use the posixAccounts/posixGroups in LDAP.
> Apologies if this sounds like I am contradicting you, but I have just looked at
> padl.com
> (the people who do nss_ldap) and they do say that Linux with Linux-PAM is a
> requirement.
> Are you referring to a different implementation?

Do you have an nsswitch.conf file in /etc (or somewhere)?  If not then
they've extracted NSS and probably your only option is to use something
like a NIS/LDAP gateway (beyond the scope of this list) or switch

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