[Samba] Samba Anonymous LDAP Authentication

Duncan Brannen dbb at st-andrews.ac.uk
Mon Oct 9 11:08:13 GMT 2006

Why not create an admin user in the ldap server which only has read 
access to
the samba attributes of the user as well as the uid and group info.  
Then make that
user only have those privileges from the specific IP of the other samba 


Matthew Crites wrote:
> Hello all.  I have a Samba PDC server working great already.  However
> on another host on the network I would like to setup a Samba server
> that authenticates to the same LDAP server that my Samba PDC is using.
> However I want to do this anonymously without telling the second
> server the admin password for LDAP.  I cannot seem to find any
> documentation for anonymous LDAP authentication using Samba.  Do I
> have to give Samba the admin password just to access authentication
> records?

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