[Samba] Winbind and LDAP

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Thu Sep 6 11:22:31 GMT 2007

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Daniel L. Miller wrote:
> I've been having a miserable time trying to get Winbind working.  All of
> the literature I've found seems to indicate it "just works" - which I'd
> love - but it hasn't gone that way for me.  Because I'm already using
> LDAP, it seemed to make sense to use the LDAP support for Winbind.  But
> Winbind continues to give errors and generally be unhappy.
> Besides using the current schema, and setting the idmap 
> parameters in smb.conf - is there another magic trick to
> getting it to work?

That's pretty much it.  The idmap suffix container has to
already exist and be writeable by the "ldap admin dn".

I'd suggest you get Winbind working with the tdb backend
first though to make sure you understand how things work.

cheers, jerry
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