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

Joao Amancio jjamancio at gmail.com
Wed Oct 8 14:34:54 GMT 2008

Dear Guillaume,

Thanks for the advices.
I'm gonna check my base and configuration files.

--João Ferreira

On Wed, Oct 8, 2008 at 11:04 AM, Guillaume Rousse <Guillaume.Rousse at inria.fr
> wrote:

> Joao Amancio a écrit :
>> Questions:
>>   1. There is a way to populate Samba (users, groups) with the OpenLDAP
>>   base?
> If you already have your users in your base, you just have to add
> additional classes and attributes to them.
>    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?
> The single sign on idea is exactly the opposite: make all your users LDAP
> entries members of posixAccount and sambaSamAccount classes. And use smbkrb5
> overlay to ensure password sync.
> You'd better start having a correctly configured linux user base in
> OpenLDAP first. Then configure samba to also, and run 'smbpasswd -a' for
> each of your users to add sambaSamAccount attributes to them, as well as
> initialising their windows password.
> --
> Guillaume Rousse
> Moyens Informatiques - INRIA Futurs
> Tel: 01 69 35 69 62
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