[Samba] Attach LDAP to Samba or wait Samba4

Adam Williams awilliam at mdah.state.ms.us
Thu Feb 14 18:05:14 GMT 2008

you can use samba to authenticate users in an LDAP database, but it uses 
an NT4 style domain.  for true active directory support you'll have to 
wait for samba 4.

Samuel Soulard wrote:
> Hi guys,
> 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
> 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 !!

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