[Samba] [Follow-UP] samba BDC + LDAP slave Referral errors

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Wed Oct 11 01:24:43 GMT 2006

On Tue, 2006-10-10 at 11:22 +0200, Michael Gasch wrote:
> hi,
> sorry to confuse you. i did set up updateref but no additional referrals.
> as i read here http://tech.stlsawall.com/index.php/?page_id=4 it´s 
> impossible to have simple bind working with referrals. so i think i have 
> to switch to SASL.
> i think i should google a little bit on openldap, sasl, referrals and samba.
> possibly someone has an idea/link/...???

Samba knows that it trusts it's LDAP server, so will follow referrals
(typically from slave to master) and will do another simple bind to
authenticate the session. 

The libraries rightly don't handle this, but Samba registers a callback.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Red Hat Inc.                  http://redhat.com
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