[Samba] next to no frils smb.conf pointing to an existing LDAP on
zijus at hotmail.com
Fri Feb 22 10:54:03 GMT 2008
Talking about Samba 3.0.28 on AIX 184.108.40.206. I am new to Samba, new to LDAP.
I got a "no frills" config running.
My goal : have a "no frills" + "authenticating against an existing already running LDAP server" config. I imagine I could get my samba server to authenticate against this LDAP Server. "Just point Samba at this LDAP, and that's it !"
See below my attempt at smb.conf. With that, from my Windows
workstation, when trying to access the share, I get a pop up asking me
for user / pwd : I hope I can consider that sign as a good-ish one. I give those informations, clic ok, the pop up vanishes, and then nothing. On the server I have so many logs that I don't even know which snippet makes any sense.
I can't get it to work. I Googled that as much as I could, how-to-ed it : it's a jungle. Too many param's, too many cryptic acronyms. http://us1.samba.org/samba/docs/man/Samba-Guide/ speak about initializing and creating users ( "LDAP Initialization and Creation of User and Group Accounts" ) but my users are already in my LDAP. I don't understand where I should look in the how-to collection http://us4.samba.org/samba/docs/man/Samba-HOWTO-Collection/index.html.
Would some one have an example of the simplest smb.conf doing that : authenticating against an existing LDAP
Am I missing ze link to ze document ?
#======================= Global Settings =====================================
workgroup = A_WORKGROUP
server string = Samba_Server
security = user
encrypt passwords = yes
log level = 5 passdb:5 auth:10 winbind:2
hosts allow = an.ip.range. 127.
log file = /samba_logs/log.%m
max log size = 100
passdb backend = ldapsam:"ldap://ldap_box.target.foo_comp.com"
ldap admin dn = uid=user_z,ou=people,ou=insiders,dc=foo_comp,dc=com
# I used smbpasswd -w <password>
ldap suffix = dc=foo_comp,dc=com
ldap user suffix = ou=people,ou=insiders
case sensitive = No
default case = lower
preserve case = yes
short preserve case = Yes
printable = no
writeable = yes
read only = no
guest ok = yes
#============================ Share Definitions ==============================
path = /MY_SHARE
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