[Samba] SAMBA + OPENLDAP - Getent - Please help :)

Jeff Saxton jeff.saxton at sensage.com
Fri Jan 21 22:53:16 GMT 2005

Have you configured pam and nss?

Jeff Saxton
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-----Original Message-----
From: samba-bounces+jeff.saxton=addamark.com at lists.samba.org
[mailto:samba-bounces+jeff.saxton=addamark.com at lists.samba.org] On Behalf Of
Choudary Mumtaz
Sent: Friday, January 21, 2005 2:48 PM
To: samba at lists.samba.org
Subject: [Samba] SAMBA + OPENLDAP - Getent - Please help :)

I have setup a SAMBA + OPENLDAP server following Samba-3 By Example, but I
have run into several problems. All the tests described in the Chapter 6
such as pdbedit -Lv, slapcat, and ldapsearch -x -b give the desired results.
But, getent can't read passwd or group information from ldap backend. I have
done my best to solve the problem, but it just doesn't work. I have compiled
the nss_ldap from Idealx and configured the /etc/ldap.conf as well as
nsswitch.conf according to the instructions, but without any success. 
May someone please point me, how to troubleshoot this issue?
Thank you.

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