[Samba] profile on a remote server

Craig White craigwhite at azapple.com
Fri Nov 3 01:11:12 GMT 2006

On Thu, 2006-11-02 at 17:05 -0800, timothy johnson wrote:
> I notice that in the LDAP the profiles are store in a network share. Is it
> possible to use a different samba server not setup as a PDC/BDC to share
> these profile. for an example maybe setup a little samba box on a remote
> site, that stores profiles and home dirs, but still auth against the PDC.
> wouldnt that help keep network traffic on the WAN down?
shouldn't be difficult at all - with LDAP, each user's profile can be
any path as designated.

A samba member server can still use LDAP (via winbind or ldap) for
authentication of users.


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