Mark Roach mrroach at okmaybe.com
Fri Feb 25 01:16:14 GMT 2005

On Thu, 2005-02-24 at 15:27 -0800, Roger Morris wrote:

>I don't want to integrate into AD, I have a SAMBA server running the
>latest and greatest that comes with Redhat AS4 (Samba 3.0.10-1.4E).
>All I want to do is to be able to authenticate against an existing
>LDAP server.  

You might want to try the smbldap-tools from
http://samba.idealx.org/dist/ Follow the instructions to populate the
ldap server with the necessary entries, which brings us to your other

>I would have figured it should be as straightforward as putting the
>LDAP specific settings in the smb.conf.  I'm obviously mistaken.
>Am I going to have to get the LDAP admin to add the include for
>samba.schema in the LDAP server configs?


>Are there any docs for setting up a new SAMBA box for authenticating
>against an existing LDAP server?  if yes, Where?

It's the same steps any which way you go, just leave out the steps that
are already done...


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