[Samba] LDAP howto
garydale at torfree.net
Sat Sep 24 21:50:10 GMT 2005
John H Terpstra wrote:
>On Thursday 22 September 2005 14:21, Gary Dale wrote:
>>Not really. I've been to the various Samba-LDAP howtos and there is a
>>lot of outdated or irrelevant information in them. Too many sites seem
>>to think that you need to know how to compile the sources while others
>>don't recognize that we're not running Redhat 9.x. I've yet to find one
>>that says "these are the packages you need and here's how they interact
>>with one another". Everyone I've found seems to assume that you're
>>running the same system the same way they are.
>>I've been through the Samba 3 book from cover to cover - try doing that
>>without ample doses of caffeine! - but there seems to be important
>>details missing. There is no howto that really takes you through the
>>various steps of setting up Samba and LDAP together and get them
>>talking, at least as far as I've found, and at least for Debian.
>>My last attempt failed, as I recall, because LDAP seemed to asking for
>>an encrypted connection.
>Please let me know what fails for you in chapter 5 of the book "Samba-3 by
>Example" - I'd love to fix it with your assistance.
>- John T.
Sorry, your message just showed up in my inbox. The book I've been using
is the Official Samba-3 Howto and Reference Guide, not the by example
book. I'll check the By Example book and see if I can it to work.
>>Nathan Vidican wrote:
>>>The samba how-to's a good place to start, however... if you're just
>>>looking to learn and understand things better, then I'd suggest a
>>>read-through on the OpenLDAP.org site as well. Hate to puch you away with
>>>a 'RTFM' reply... but it is kinda what you were asking for.
>>>On Thursday 22 September 2005 14:16, Gary Dale wrote:
>>>>Does anyone know of a good Samba-LDAP howto for Debian (Sarge) systems?
>>>>I probably don't need it for my home network, but I'd like to learn how
>>>>to do it anyway. My previous attempts to get it working have failed. :(
>>>nvidican at wmptl.com
>>>Windsor Match Plate & Tool Ltd.
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