[Samba] LDAP help!

Adam Tauno Williams awilliam at whitemice.org
Thu Feb 3 12:22:30 GMT 2005

> >> otherwise you have to keep passwords in clear and somehow emulate (is
> >> OpenLDAP capable of this ?) sambaNTPassword via cleartext userPassword
> > Password syncronization is trivial.  See "ldap password sync" to do it
> > from the Samba side or the smbk5pwd overlay to extend the
> hmm...
> sounds very good.
> by the way, does smbk5pwd work on ldap_modify request ?

No, only the password modify operation.

> PHP/ldap doesn't have any ldap_passwd equivalence, so I change passwords
> via mhash-->ldap_modify on userPassword field.

I'm pretty certain I recall having invoked extended operations via PHP
in the past.  Look at the annotated online manual in the LDAP section,
probably under ldap_options(?) [ it has been awhile since I've done any
web development ].

> > password-modify exop on the LDAP side to always set all passwords.  Or
> > the third option is to use Kerberos for authentication of non-CIFS
> > connections as the Hiemdal KDC can use the same LDAP SAM as Samba.

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