[Samba] Samba with AD Authentication Backend

Nelson Vale nf-vale at critical-links.com
Thu Jun 21 17:44:08 GMT 2007

But why can't I use AD as an LDAP server, since microsoft says it's LDAP

Qui, 2007-06-21 às 12:54 -0400, Adam Tauno Williams escreveu:
> > Please help me if you can. Has somebody ever managed to configure Samba PDC
> > to use AD  as an  authentication backend, i.e,  like an ldap backend.
> > I'am trying to build a system where Samba is my PDC and I want to
> > authenticate AD users in my Samba domain. I do not want to add Samba to AD
> > domain, and I can not use an Ldap Server (like OpenLdap).
> > Is this possible? What do I need to do?
> I doubt it.  But you can [I believe, last I knew] that you can establish
> a trust between an AD domain and an NT4 domain (with a Samba PDC).  That
> should provide access to domain resources by AD domain users.
Nelson Vale

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