[Samba] Samba PDC with Slave LDAP server
ashokcvs at gmail.com
Sat Jan 28 05:34:49 GMT 2006
Thanks for Replying , i have another query.
In BDC , according the samba3-by example PDF,
IDMAP is said to be pointed to Master LDAP Server.
But in Master LDAP server i have samba 3.0.21, which is configured as PDC,
i have created users and all windows users are able to login to PDC.
but i have only these entries in ou=Idmap, in Master LDAP server
objectClass: Organizational Unit
Apart from these entries in ou=Idmap, i donot have any other entries,
i home some how feel, there should be more entires, ie when ever a user is
there should some entry.
what is wrong,
now since i have already created users, and all my windows clients are
without disturibing the current environment, is it possible to correct the
please guide me
On 1/27/06, Anthony Messina <amessina at messinet.com> wrote:
> ashok cvs wrote:
> > Hi all
> > I have a samba PDC with LDAP with samba version 3.0.21,(domain=
> > ).
> > the samba and openldap are configured on a single system.
> > i would like to setup samba BDC with slave LDAP server for domain
> > mydomain.com
> > and samba BDC is also having DNS server for domain .
> > my query is, the nsswitch.conf and ldap.con of BDC should point to it's
> > LDAP server
> > or Master LDAPserver
> > and in smb.conf file of BDC, the passdb backed should point to master or
> > slave.
> > and smbpasswd -w <password>, (which password should i enter , the master
> > LDAP server rootdn password or slave LDAP server rootdn passowrd)
> > please guide me
> > Regards
> > ashok
> the bdc should point to its local ldap (slave) server. this is what
> gives you the ability to run as a *backup*. if you had both pdc and bdc
> pointing to the master ldap server and that server went down, your bdc
> is worthless.
> read the "official how-to" at samba.org. it describes the various
> options for setting up a pdc and bdc with ldap.
> by far, the best is pointing the pdc at the master ldap server
> (read/write) and pointing the bdc at the slave server (read only).
> you will also need to point your nsswitch.conf and your ldap.conf on the
> bdc to the slave server (assuming your samba bdc is on the same host
> as your slave ldap server.
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