[Samba] LDAP

Per Qvindesland per at qvtech.cc
Sun Jun 24 12:48:47 GMT 2007

I just want to say thanks to everyone that helped me, I finally got it
working after a lot of google.

The site that helped me a lot was www.yolinux.com,  very straight
forward and simple to understand.

Kind regards
Per Qvindesland

John H Terpstra wrote:
> On Saturday 23 June 2007 14:52, Cybionet wrote:
>> Greeting Adam,
>>   Humm I'm not agree with this, but it is your opinion (Samba with LDAP
>> is simple). It is true that all is complicated when you don't know what
>> you do. But **that's a fact, don't completly trust documentation without
>> understanding what you do. There are so many wrong or obsolete documents
>> on the Net.
> OK - I'll buy into this, I wrote the documentation Adam pointed at.
> LDAP is simple and straight forward when you know exactly what you are doing. 
> Getting to that point is NOT simple for reasons Cybionet just mentioned.  The 
> biggest problem is not knowing what you do not know!
> Having said all that - I wrote the book "Samba3 by Example" to help exactly 
> those who just want to get started.  As soon as you have a working system you 
> can start to experiment with it, and when you do, things will break and 
> that's how some people learn. "Samba3 by Example" is not intended as a 
> cure-all solution for all sites.
> PS: The best URL is: http://www.samba.org/samba/docs/Samba3-ByExample.pdf
> This book is linked to Samba-Guide.pdf - it is the same document.
> Have you read the relevant chapter of this book?  If so, what did not work for 
> you? You may have found bugs I was not aware of, so please tell me so I can 
> fix it.
> cheers,
> John T.
>> regards,
>> Robert
>> --
>> Cybionet - Solution reseautique
>> http://www.cybionet.com
>>>> I am wondering if anyone here has a SIMPLE how to on configuring ldap, I
>>>> have been looking around but the result is one of 2 1. it's way to
>>>> complicated 2. don't work,
>>> Did you try the official Samba documentation?
>>> http://us1.samba.org/samba/docs/man/Samba-Guide/happy.html#id338636
>>> Yes, it is complicated, because it is complicated.  Don't trust a
>>> document that tries to obfuscate that fact.
>>>>  so I am hoping that someone here could share
>>>> some brain power or kick my sorry butt in the right direction.

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