[Samba] Samba as PDC+OpenLDAP: unique login?

Iarly Selbir kurumim007 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 8 13:51:27 GMT 2008

The project "smbldap-tools", designed to manager user and groups stored on

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Iarly Selbir

On Wed, Oct 8, 2008 at 1:35 PM, Joao Amancio <jjamancio at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello all,
> I'm new to OpenLDAP and a moderate Samba admin.
> My nights became not so good while trying to get running OpenLDAP + Samba
> as
> PDC on a Slackware 12.1 server...
> Well, the scenario is:
> I have a functional and already running OpenLDAP base that provides login
> for users on Web apps.
> My actual PDC is an old MS NT4 Server.
> I'm using the default Samba (v. 3.0.28a) installed by Slackware 12.1
> distro.
> Samba (configured as PDC) and OpenLDAP (v. 2.4.11) are on the same server.
> Questions:
>   1. There is a way to populate Samba (users, groups) with the OpenLDAP
>   base?
>   2. It's really needed to get users at: linux local system, samba and
>   openldap? Where's is the "single sign on" idea in this case?
> Thanks for suggestions,
> João Ferreira
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