[Samba] ldap group authentication refresh

Adam Tauno Williams awilliam at whitemice.org
Mon Mar 9 18:47:47 GMT 2009

On Mon, 2009-03-09 at 19:32 +0100, Arthur Odekerken wrote:
> I have succesfully setup a Samba server with OpenLDAP authentication.
> I also managed to authenticate against groups in my LDAP tree, so far so
> good.
> The only problem is that whenever I add or remove an entry from the LDAP
> group, samba doesn't see that immediately. When I restart the samba daemon,
> it does pick up the change in the LDAP group.
> Can anybody tell me how I can refresh the authentication, without restarting
> the daemon?
> I am using samba version 3.0.28-1.el5_2.1 on CentOS release 5.2 (Final) and
> OpenLDAP version 2.3.27.

Try -
(a) enable ldapsam trusted = yes if you meet the requirements [see
(b) disable the nscd service
OpenGroupware developer: awilliam at whitemice.org

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