[Samba] Using an LDAP Directory for Samba Authentication

Alex Satrapa alex.satrapa at anu.edu.au
Fri Jan 28 05:17:34 GMT 2005

On 28 Jan 2005, at 16:00, john blair wrote:

> I want to use an LDAP directory for samba auth.

Check the Samba + LDAP howto document on the IDEALX site:

> Even if create a posix+sambaAccount, I have to
> explicitly create a samba user via smbpasswd -a
> username.

If Samba is properly configured, use the smbldap-tools (also from the 
IDEALX site, IIRC) to manage accounts. Makes life so much easier.


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