[Samba] Samba and MySQL Integration

Mario Lipinski mario.lipinski at gymszbad.de
Mon Oct 16 10:14:43 GMT 2006


dazamaz schrieb:
> I was wondering if it were at all possible to integrate samba with MySQL? I
> have created a file server with Samba by creating 1 share and the file
> structure under that share. Basically there is the root folder (which is the
> share) and then all of the child folders have permissions set to allow (or
> deny) access.
> I was approached today asking me if it were at all possible for someone to
> pull some data out of MySQL and distribute it throughout the file server. I
> do not know if this is at all possible, I am thinking no as MySQL is a
> program and Samba is a file sharing program meant to share files and
> folders.

I don't know what you want to achieve.
There was a MySQL Passdb backend in Samba but has been removed from the 
Samba tree for several reasons. It is now maintained at 


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