[Samba] Problem with Samba Authentication
Adam Tauno Williams
awilliam at whitemice.org
Thu Feb 22 17:36:25 GMT 2007
> Hi, i have installed a PDC authenticated with LDAP in a network with Linux and
> Win XP hosts. My intention is to authenticate (throught TLS) every user or at
> least the machines wich are trying to get access to the resources. LDAP and
> Samba are in the same machine so the communication is by the 389 port.
> Besides, LDAP communication with the network is by ldap ssl.
> I have tried a lot of configurations, but i have not found the right one. I
> want that every Win host sends a TLS certificate to Samba in order to the
> server to authenticate them, and if it fails, the user could not log into the
> I have to say that with Linux hosts it is working the way i want. So the TLS
> configuration in LDAP is right.
Windows is not UNIX; it works the way Windows works, not the way you
want it to work. If you want to authenticate Windows user's against an
LDAP DSA you must setup Samba as a PDC and join the machines to the
> Anyone knows if i can get this?
> or even better, Can anyone tell me wich would
> be the basic configuration options to get it?
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