[Samba] samba pdc & ldap vs mysql

Tomasz Chmielewski mangoo at wpkg.org
Sun Sep 16 11:44:35 GMT 2007

Petre Bandac schrieb:
> hallo
> I have a task to reorganize the network resources of a medium company 
> (~150 computers, 80% windows) which in the current state is very chaotic
> I was thinking of a system where the users are stored in a single place, 
> from where applications like mail (postfix), squid and even a domain 
> controller can retrieve information
> from your past experience, which does a better job - ldap or users 
> stored in a mysql database ? I would appreciate your feedback or some 
> links (I already have googled around and found several sources from 
> where I am reading right now)
> I would like to have the same user/password for at least mail & domain 
> logon

I would say MySQL is not an "officially recommended" way of storing 
Samba users.

Tomasz Chmielewski

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