[Samba] Implementation Question

Craig White craigwhite at azapple.com
Sun Dec 18 22:14:32 GMT 2005

On Sun, 2005-12-18 at 15:56 -0600, Dennis B. Hopp wrote:
> Graham Leggett wrote:
> > Craig White wrote:
> >
> >> LDAP is what would make sense - scales well, replicates, portable,
> >> combines UNIX/Samba users into one object.
> >
> >
> > I have an LDAP directory which backs a Samba PDC, and offers single 
> > signon for email, and LDAP backed Linux user accounts. Works very well.
> >
> > Regards,
> > Graham
> > -- 
> Did you just use the LDAP schema that is included with Samba or did you 
> make your own and then make Samba use that?
> Did you use some howto or come up with it on your own?
> I'm pretty familiar with Samba but LDAP is sort of new to me (I can 
> query an LDAP database for information I need, but to actually construct 
> an LDAP schema ground up is a different story).
You always use the samba schema that is distributed with the version of
Samba you have installed. Creating an ldap schema or extending it is not
necessary at all.


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