[Samba] Attach LDAP to Samba or wait Samba4
abaranguan at elpagestion.com
Thu Feb 14 16:17:44 GMT 2008
Samuel Soulard escribió:
> I wanna know if somebody as already did this. Attach a LDAP server to Samba
> to authenticate Users that are connecting to this samba server. My wish is
It's possible; we are running some Samba servers with LDAP acting as DC in our network. At
the smbldap-tools site you have an excellent guide, and the Samba HOWTO is a great source
> that I can replace soon the Windows Server 2000 we have by a free
> alternative. In case that no ones as done this thing, is it preferable to
> wait for Samba4 Release and have a true implementation on a DC server in
> Samba !!
The upcoming Samba4 will add more capabilities and features, upgrading Samba to the levels
of a W2k Active Directory with group policies, but you can have a pure DC with Samba3.
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