[Samba] SOS: removal of "--with-ldapsam" configuration option
Gerald (Jerry) Carter
jerry at samba.org
Wed Aug 9 15:35:28 GMT 2006
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Peter Daum wrote:
> when trying to upgrade my smb servers from older 3.x
> versions to samba 3.0.23, I discovered, that (already
> in 3.0.22), the "--with-ldapsam" option has been removed.
> According to the corresponding entry in the
> release notes, this was "only used for backwards
> compatibility for 2.2 smb.conf files". As far as
> I can see however, not only the configuration file
> syntax has changed, but support for the formerly
> used LDAP schema (objectclass "sambaAccount") has
> been completely dropped. Is this true?
No. This should still work
passdb backend = ldapsam_compat:ldap://ldap.example.com/
But you should really start migrating to the new schema.
it will go away eventually. We even provided migration scripts.
It's been almost 3 years now since 3.0.0 was released. And
almost 2 since 2.2 was discontinued.
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