[Samba] samba4 openldap
tonye at billy.demon.nl
Sat May 21 13:58:42 GMT 2005
lør, 21.05.2005 kl. 14.46 skrev Andrew Bartlett:
> > > if anyone knows. Will I have the option to use OpenLDAP
> > > still for all the new features so as to be able to use current apps that
> > > use OpenLDAP already? If anyone has info regarding this, it would be
> > > appreciated.
> > As far as I'm concerned, if Samba suddenly stops working with the
> > site-wide LDAP database that I already use for umpteen other site-wide
> > services, then Samba rots out, not the other services (pam Unix and gdm
> > authentication and login, e-mail, printer quota, etc.)
> Discussion about the design of Samba4 is welcome over on the samba-
> technical list.
I'll subscribe and take a look.
> Samba4 is taking on a very different tack from previous
> versions, particularly from a database schema perspective (needing to be
> able to express an generalised LDAP server holding an AD-compatible
> schema as one interface).
> My hope is that ideas of schema mapping, and meta directory technologies
> will be placed behind the 'ldb' pluggable interaface (which currently
> supports both local db and ldap backends).
> But I strongly suspect that existing Samba 3.0 LDAP sites will find a
> migration to an initial Samba4 release quite difficult.
It would be good to know in what way ...
> We will provide
> migration tools, but if you (rightly) don't want to turn your LDAP
> directory upside down, it will be hard.
I wonder in what way ...
> That's why I'm talking about
> schema mapping and metadirectories, we need the directory to look
> different to different clients.
Thanks for taking the time.
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