[Samba] SAMBA 3.0.3x and Sun Java One Directory Server 5.2 LDAP authentication
mottrobe at isu.edu
Fri Jul 24 13:25:25 MDT 2009
Found that you don't need to include the ldap suffix on the ldap admin dn,
that's one problem down.
On Fri, Jul 24, 2009 at 11:44 AM, Robert Mottishaw <mottrobe at isu.edu> wrote:
> Breaking it down more specifically, what values are needed for LDAP
> authentication in SAMBA, in the smb.conf file? I have the following set in
> # Backend to store user information in. New installations should
> # use either tdbsam or ldapsam. smbpasswd is available for backwards
> # compatibility. tdbsam requires no further configuration.
> passdb backend = ldapsam:ldap://xxx.xx.x.x:xxx
> ldap admin dn = ??=??,?=??,?=??
> ldap group suffix = ou=groups
> ldap user suffix = ou=people
> ldap suffix = ?=??,?=??
> ldap server = xxx.xx.x.xx
> ldap port = 389
> # ldap ssl = no
> domain logons = no
> The x's and ?'s are to mask the real IP addresses and sensitive LDAP
> information. The smb.conf worked great when using /etc/passwd as the
> authentication database.
> Here's a bit from the SAMBA log.smbd log file, the same message repeated 15
> ERROR: failed to setup guest info.
> On Thu, Jul 23, 2009 at 1:49 PM, Robert Mottishaw <mottrobe at isu.edu>wrote:
>> Is there a link or document that gives a good introduction to using Sun
>> Java One Directory Server 5.2 for LDAP authentication with SAMBA on Solaris
>> 10? We have the schema loaded and have a functioning LDAP server with POSIX
>> attributes. How does one specify LDAP is the backend database to use for
>> SAMBA authentication? What attributes are necessary and which are not
>> necessary for SAMBA use?
>> Thank you,
>> Rob M
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