[Samba] Re: ldapsam:trusted = yes kills smbd

Daniel Wilson daniel.wilson at sunderland.ac.uk
Thu Sep 29 23:52:17 GMT 2005

ok so do i still need ldap in the nsswitch.conf file then? or do i 
still need it but samba wont use nss_ldap to do getpwdent() etc..?

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----- Original Message -----
From: paul kölle <paul at subsignal.org>
Date: Friday, September 30, 2005 0:38 am
Subject: [Samba] Re: ldapsam:trusted = yes kills smbd

> Jeremy Allison wrote:
> > Ah, no - smbd is still calling the system getpwnam and others
> > so I think you're still going to need ldap in nsswitch.conf.
> I'd say the manpage (smb.conf) is a bit misleading then:
> [...] If these assumptions are met,ldapsam:trusted=yes can be 
> activatedand  Samba can completely bypass the NSS system to query 
> information. Optimized LDAP queries can speed up domain logon and
> administration tasks a lot.[...]
> grz
> Paul
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