[Samba] Questions on Samba and LDAP failover
obnox at samba.org
Thu Mar 25 15:16:33 MDT 2010
Gary Peck wrote:
> After trying multiple options in the smb.conf file the only way I could
> get fail over to work was having two ldap servers setup in a multimaster
> replication and having a DNS entry setup that round robins between the
> two. Everything seems to work, I can bring down one ldap server and
> samba will still authenticate and let users in. Anybody know of any
> issues doing it this way?
> >If I have read the documentation correctly, it looks like you can not
> >have a fail over LDAP server defined in the smb.conf file for the passdb
> >backend. It looks like this feature was taken away in an earlier
> >release. Is this correct? If not could somebody steer me in the right
Is the question how to specify multiple ldap servers in smb.conf?
If so, here is the answer:
passdb backend = ldap:"ldap://ldap1.example.com ldap://ldap2.example.com"
I.e. put a spaces separated list of ldap urls into quotes.
If that was not your question, please clarify.
Cheers - Michael
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