[Samba] samba4 & ldap?

Adam Tauno Williams awilliam at whitemice.org
Fri Nov 18 09:33:07 MST 2011

On Thu, 2011-11-17 at 12:34 -0600, John Heim wrote:
> I am confused... Using an ldap server as a backend for samba4 is not 
> recommended? 

Not only not recommended, it will not work and is not supported.

> We are primarily a linux shop. We have an ldap database we use 
> for authentication. I can't use that anymore if I switch to samba4?


Active Directory provides an LDAP service (DSA) but Active Directory is
not LDAP.  It has very specific provisioning, security, and schema

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