[Samba] Implementation Question
vavarachen at gmail.com
Mon Dec 19 16:01:18 GMT 2005
Excellent OpenLDAP Authentication starter guide
On 12/18/05, Graham Leggett <minfrin at sharp.fm> wrote:
> Dennis B. Hopp wrote:
> > Did you just use the LDAP schema that is included with Samba or did you
> > make your own and then make Samba use that?
> I used the standard v3.0 schema that came with Samba.
> > Did you use some howto or come up with it on your own?
> As I recall I used the normal Samba manual, but it was a while ago, I
> may have used some other info as well.
> > 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).
> Sticking to standard schemas gives you better odds that tools you add to
> your system will work without any fiddling around.
> I used a tool called directory_administrator to admin the LDAP server,
> although the tool can be flaky at times.
> Start off by creating a small experimental LDAP based PDC, and then
> slowly adding users to it as you get it working. Don't try migrate
> everything in one go, otherwise it will give you major headaches.
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