[Samba] OpenLDAP and SAMBA

Tomasz Chmielewski mangoo at wpkg.org
Tue Nov 15 09:00:02 GMT 2005

Miguel Lopez schrieb:
> Hi everybody!
> In my company, we want to migrate from Windows NT to a Linux PDC. I am 
> responsible for the change so I am searching for the best solution. 
> After some time surfnig in google, I decide to use a LDAP server for 
> users maintenance and SAMBA as a file server. and PDC controller
> The first step was configure LDAP for autenticating linux users, which 
> works fine. Then I configure SAMBA for file sharing using local 
> autentication (ie against passwd file) and works fine too. My problem 
> appears when i try to autenticate the SAMBA users against the LDAP
> I think the problem is getting the right pass or user or sthing similar. 
> I will be very grateful if someone can help me.

try reading and following Samba by Example, I think it was in the 
chapter 6 where Samba + LDAP setup was explained in detail.

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