Fwd: [Samba] Re: Samba / LDAP / Idmap

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Tue Apr 15 08:54:34 GMT 2008

>  Perhaps, though, I am asking the wrong question.
 >  Here is what I have (on one Linux server):
 >   - OpenLDAP
 >   - Samba 3.0, user data stored in LDAP
 >   - local Unix users / groups resolved via LDAP
 >  I have added another Linux machine and local Unix users / groups are
 >  resolved via LDAP. I now want to have Samba on this additional machine
 >  also reference the existing directory information.
 >  Should I be running winbindd in this situation?

 If you are not using windows machines with samba you do not need
 winbind or idmap.


John M. Drescher

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