[Samba] Multiple samba servers with LDAP
marksarria at socal.rr.com
Mon Mar 7 14:10:33 GMT 2005
I to need the same information, but I also need the tutorials on setting up
a slave LDAP server, you wouldn't happen to have the link to a good one
----- Original Message -----
From: "cooper mail" <cooper.list at gmail.com>
To: "Craig White" <craigwhite at azapple.com>
Cc: <samba at lists.samba.org>
Sent: Monday, March 07, 2005 5:36 AM
Subject: Re: [Samba] Multiple samba servers with LDAP
> Thanks for the response. I have read both the HowTo and the By
> Example. Neither covers much in regard to my situation. I have NO
> windows servers, only samba servers.
> I am using LDAP, nss_ldap, and pam_ldap to handle the local unix
> accounts. The samba PDC is also using ldap as its passdb backend.
> Every thing is working fine at this time. I have tried both of the
> setups I have mentioned, and both work. I am just wondering what is
> the recomended/best practice setup.
> I am not using windbind at this time. I read in another post from
> Jerry, that the only reason I would need windbind, in my scenario, is
> if I had a trust relationship with another domain. I do not.
> On Sun, 06 Mar 2005 21:23:27 -0700, Craig White <craigwhite at azapple.com>
> > On Sun, 2005-03-06 at 21:23 -0500, cooper mail wrote:
> > > I was wondering what the best practice is for setting up several SAMBA
> > > servers in a SAMBA domain all on the same LAN. Here is what I am
> > > looking at
> > >
> > > PDC: LDAP, Samba, nss_ldap, pam_ldap
> > > Member1: Samba, nss_ldap, pam_ldap
> > > Member2: Samba, nss_ldap, pam_ldap
> > > Member . . . .
> > >
> > > Should I set the member servers up with:
> > > Security = domain
> > > and join the severs with net rpc join
> > >
> > > or, whould it be better to set them up with:
> > > passdb backend = ldapsam:ldap://pdc.domain.com
> > > security = server
> > >
> > > Do you see where I am going? If you need more details to answer, let
> > ----
> > You should probably consult both the HOWTO and more specifically, the BY
> > EXAMPLE documentation for discussions about this as only you can decide
> > the value of this.
> > Nowhere did you mention winbindd...
> > Given local unix accounts are necessary for samba connections, I would
> > think an overall strategy should be thought out carefully.
> > Craig
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