RE [Samba] Failover LDAP?

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Mon May 29 03:36:25 GMT 2006

On Sun, 2006-05-28 at 19:05 +1000, adrian sender wrote:
> Samba 3 By Example Chapter 6.
> Figure 6.3. Samba Configuration to Use a Dual (Fail-over) LDAP Server
> passdb backend = ldapsam:ldap:// \
>                  ldapsam:ldap://

This is the incorrect way to handle this problem.  The correct syntax is
given as an example in the smb.conf manpage:

  passdb backend = ldapsam:"ldap:// \

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                      
Authentication Developer, Samba Team 
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College
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