[Samba] Samba LDAP caching when LDAP server
unavailable - possible?
christophermsmith at gmail.com
Wed Jan 25 21:41:24 GMT 2006
We've used slave ldap servers as our "local office" solution, it seems
like PITA at first, but really its not much trouble... we redistribute
old Optiplex GX100's with bigger IDE drives as the local pdc.
Tomasz Chmielewski wrote:
> Michael Gasch schrieb:
>>>> you could set up openldap to do syncrepl and have a full copy of
>>>> your samba domain stuff that's in ldap. if the connection goes
>>>> down, the ldap stuff is there and if you have it set up like a bdc,
>>>> you can still login, etc.
>>> Yep, that's how it's normally done.
>> what about setting up a BDC in the subnet the router can access by
>> ethernet (builtin switch, subnet behind the router). this connection
>> is alays "on", isn´t it?
> It's a solution for a small office.
> A couple of workstations, this tiny router running Samba instead of a
> server; connection to the outside through ADSL, nothing more.
> When ADSL doesn't connect (because an employee disconnected the modem,
> because he needed a power outlet to make tee), we're in trouble.
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