[Samba] Re: Any way to use Samba 2.2 with OpenLDAP directory using Samba 3 schema?

Jason Joines joines at bus.okstate.edu
Thu Oct 14 20:36:08 GMT 2004

Jason Joines wrote:
>     I'm in the process of upgrading OpenLDAP from 2.0 to 2.2 and many 
> Samba servers from 2.2 to 3.0 over the course of several weeks.  I have 
> a test setup using Samba 3 against OpenLDAP 2.2 with the Samba 3 schema.
>     I would like to be able to point all my existing Samba 2.2 servers 
> at the new directory while they wait their turn to be upgraded.  I see 
> that Samba 2.2 allows me to specify an alternative ldap filter so I can 
> tell it to use (&(uid=%u)(objectclass=sambaSamAccount)) instead of 
> (&(uid=%u)(objectclass=sambaAccount)).  However, I would still need a 
> way to point passwords at sambaNTPassword instead of ntpassword among 
> other things?
>     Any easy way to do this or should I just maintain two directories 
> until the last box is upgraded?
> Jason Joines
> =================================

	As an alternative, is it possible to enable both the Samba 2 and Samba 
3 schema in the same directory?


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