[Samba] By Example Chapter 9 question
ilia at paramon.ru
Mon Mar 14 05:57:59 GMT 2005
those things are pretty regular here:
1) where to put computer accounts ?
2) wtf is going on when re-sharing nfs over samba ?
1) even have no idea what to do :-) FAQ maybe ?
2) can it be auto-detected by samba that it is NFS ? and complain loudly
in that case ?
> On Sunday 13 March 2005 17:25, John Schmerold wrote:
>> p 242 says smb.conf should contain:
>> ldap machine suffix = ou=People
>> p. 252 says /etc/smbldap-tools/smbldap.conf should contain
>> Is this correct or should they both read the same way - perhaps
>> ou=Computers ?
> The problem is not LDAP or Samba. What you must accomodate is how through NSS
> you will resolve computer accounts to a UID. Since the only mechanism for
> looking up accounts is through the "passwd" facility this means that LDAP
> lookups must be made from a point in the LDAP directory tree that lies above
> both the ou=People and the ou=Computers. The alternative is to put the
> computer accounts in the ou=People container - this avoids the complexity as
> well as the huge performance hit of having to search two directory trees.
> - John T.l
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