[Samba] Ldap performance
Bruno Gimenes Pereti
pereti at ump.edu.br
Fri Sep 3 14:24:24 GMT 2004
>>>> >Another thing that may be slowing the ldap is that I need to use
>>>> scope >=sub
>>>> >in my ldap.conf to find users and computers:
>>>> So you're saying that in your ldap.conf you have things configured like
>>>> nss_base_passwd dc=homelan,dc=com,dc=br?sub
>>> With the correct indexes and enough RAM it shouldn't really matter.
>> Yes I have this in my ldap.conf:
>> nss_base_passwd dc=ump,dc=edu,dc=br?sub
>> nss_base_shadow dc=ump,dc=edu,dc=br?sub
>> nss_base_group ou=groups,dc=ump,dc=edu,dc=br?one
>> nss_base_hosts ou=computers,dc=ump,dc=edu,dc=br
>> I didn't change that yet because I like the idea of keeping computers and
>> users separated.
> That isn't actually what you're doing by setting nss_base_hosts.
> Basically you're configuring ldap to look for dns information in
> The idea of putting hosts and users in different places as far as samba is
> concerned is a different beast. Samba requires hosts to have a standard
> unix user account, ldap doesn't really know the difference since samba
> searches for a general posix account in the passwd scope.
> Let me know if that's confusing, it seems like it probably is but I don't
> have my good explaining head on yet.
My fault, I didn't explained what mean. I have users in
"ou=Users,dc=homelan,dc=com,dc=br?sub" and computers in
To make it work this way I need to have
in ldap.conf or else samba will not find the computers accounts. If I had
users and computers in ou=Users I could have
and I read (don't remember where) that this would make a big difference. I
like my tree the way it is now, and it would be a hard work to move it all.
I'd prefer to resolve this problem with the indexes configuration.
More information about the samba