[Samba] "add machine script" when using samba + ldap

Mariano Absatz el.baby at gmail.com
Tue Oct 13 15:46:00 MDT 2009

On Tue, Oct 13, 2009 at 15:06, Mariano Absatz <el.baby at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm reading
> http://samba.org/samba/docs/man/Samba-HOWTO-Collection/samba-pdc.html ,
> http://samba.org/samba/docs/man/Samba-HOWTO-Collection/samba-bdc.html and
> http://samba.org/samba/docs/man/Samba-HOWTO-Collection/domain-member.htmland I'm still not quite sure...
> If I set up a network with one samba 3 PDC and a few samba 3 BDCs, all
> pointing to the same OpenLDAP server and using an "idmap alloc backend =
> ldap", I don't need an "add user script" nor an "add group script", is it
> right?
> But, do I need an "add machine script" though? How should I handle the
> uid/gid for machines... they won't be handled by idmap, or will they?
Let me rephrase this...

Do I have to use "add machine script" if I use "ldapsam:trusted=yes" AND
"ldapsam:editposix=yes"? Or does "editposix" also takes care of adding
machine accounts to my ldap tree?

Mariano Absatz - El Baby

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