[Samba] create smbpasswd/tdbsam from ldapsam/LDAP query?
ilia at paramon.ru
Tue Jan 24 02:42:11 GMT 2006
> Ilia Chipitsine schrieb:
>>> As some of you may know, I'm trying to set up Samba BDC on a disk- and
>>> fan-less tiny mipsel_CPU router running OpenWRT distribution.
>>> I already managed to compile Samba 3.0.21a and OpenLDAP 2.3.18 for it, and
>>> they seem to work fine.
>>> The problem is, this tiny distribution for routers doesn't seem to have
>>> anything like Name Service Switch (NSS), and relies solely on /etc/passwd
>>> and /etc/group.
>> it doesn't have to be NSS.
>> You can use /etc/passwd for name <--> uid mapping and ldap for NT/LM
> That's great news!
>>> I thought that perhaps a workaround would be to fetch all needed info from
>>> the LDAP, and create proper /etc/passwd and smbpasswd files (or tdbsam
>> hashed user password are somewhat very different in terms of ldap and
>> passwd. You can use pam, but You don't need it for samba.
>>> Is it possible to do so?
>>> Or perhaps there are some tools for converting ldapsam to tdbsam?
>> it is beatiful thing for converting from anything to anything :-)
> I don't see if it can "convert" ldapsam to /etc/passwd and /etc/group.
use it to convert ldapsam ---> smbpasswd
it will handle users, not groups.
and some awk hacking will be required also.
> Tomasz Chmielewski
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