[Samba] Samba, master, slave LDAP
r.morelli at usl11.toscana.it
Fri Apr 1 16:45:25 GMT 2005
----- Messaggio Originale -----
OGGETTO: [Samba] Samba, master, slave LDAP
DA: Carmen Wai
A: General Samba;
DATA: 01-04-2005 17:30
I have set up PDC and BDC using samba 3.0.11 and also
master, slave LDAP (using openldap 2.2.23) on 4
separated machine. I would like to know how to config
PDC/BDC samba so that when the master LDAP is down,
the PDC/BDC will check the slave LDAP automatically.
In the smb.conf of the PDC/BDC you can specify
passdb backend = ldapsam: "ldap:// ldap://"
In this example only 1 slave is configured but i may extend to
include all your slave ldaps.
Also, do I need to config smbldap_conf.pm file for the
$masterLDAP / $slaveLDAP value? Actually, what the use
of smbldap_conf.pm file?
The smbldap tools are needed for manage your accounts, not for
automatic load balance or fail-over during
logon or sharing access.
In the smbldap_conf.pm of your generic PDC/BDC you can specify your
Master LDAP and only a slave LDAP (I think..), choose a slave ldap
nearing to the DC that you configure...
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