[Samba] LDAP+samba dc docs

Koenraad Lelong samba.k.lelong at ace-electronics.be
Thu Jan 6 07:22:06 GMT 2005

John H Terpstra wrote:
> On Wednesday 05 January 2005 12:07, Hans du Plooy wrote:
>>Could someone please point me towards good documentation for setting up
>>samba3 as a DC and using ldap for authentication.  The part I'm having
>>trouble with is setting up ldap in the right way, and the ldap docs are a
>>bit confusing.
>>I'm also looking for good docs on upgrading a DC from samba2.x to samba3,
>>while upgrading the whole OS (SuSE 8.0 to SUSE 9.2).  I have extracted the
>>SID from the old box and figured out how to put it in the new one, but I'm
>>not sure what else I have to look out for.
>>Any help or links would be appreciated
> Hans,
> Please check chapter 6 of the book "Samba-3 by Example". If anything is not 
> clear or does not work please contact me, I'll help you to get this working.
> You can purchase this book from Amazon.Com or download it from:
> http://www.samba.org/samba/docs/Samba-Guide.pdf
> You will need to use the latest version of the Idealx smbldap-tools from 
> www.idealx.org. If you wish, give me a call on (801) 936-1368 and I can 
> provide more info on how you can easily and rapidly set up Samba on SUSE 9.2.
> Cheers,
> John T.
I think there was a recent post of you, which says all authentication, 
including Linux, should go through LDAP. If this is correct, I think 
this should be stressed in all documents concerning Samba/LDAP.
Met vriendelijke groeten,
Koenraad Lelong
R&D Manager
ACE electronics n.v.

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