[Samba] Re: multiple domains and one PDC w/ ldap?

Adam Williams awilliam at mdah.state.ms.us
Sat Feb 23 03:09:45 GMT 2008

i think you should be able to do that with winbind.  see figure 12.1 at 
or page 232 here http://us1.samba.org/samba/docs/Samba3-HOWTO.pdf

Orion Poplawski wrote:
> Adam Williams wrote:
>> What about just having a dc=ldap,dc=your,dc=domain with all the user 
>> accounts in it, and then every samba PDC use passdb backend = 
>> ldapsam:ldap://ldap.your.domain
>> Basically I just want it so all the username/passwords are in a 
>> central location so when a user does ctrl-alt-del and clicks change 
>> password, it will change their windows logon password, their email 
>> password, etc.
> I'd like the same functionality too.  We're looking to implement a 
> company wide LDAP user database but keep the individual office 
> domains, but we'd like to have users be able to be members of multiple 
> domains so that they can log in in the different offices.
> I found an old post on the subject with a patch here:
> http://lists.samba.org/archive/samba-technical/2003-December/033422.html
> I updated it for more recent 3.0.2X here:
> http://www.cora.nwra.com/~orion/fedora/samba-3.0.28-multidomain.patch
> Seems to compile okay, but I have gotten to testing it yet.  Seems 
> like it would a nice thing to be able to do though.  Any idea if 3.2 
> or 4.0 will be able to do this in some way?

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