[Samba] Windows 8 Pro no domain logon possible
abartlet at samba.org
Thu Sep 20 11:56:30 MDT 2012
On Thu, 2012-09-20 at 15:57 +0200, Roland Schwingel wrote:
> Hi Michael...
> > Disclaimer: I am just a Samba user.
> Me too ... ;-)
> > No, it is not possible to use another LDAP server instead of Samba 4's
> > built-in LDAP implementation. At one point there was support for
> > this, but as far as I understand it, it is not technically possible to
> > make it work properly and the support was removed/deprecated.
> This is bad. Is it really expected to migrate over all data which is
> most likely present in companies current LDAP solutions to the samba
> ldap? Can samba ldap fullfill all needs here (eg. rock solid life
> replication and general purpose usage?). I would very much appreciate
> the possibility of being able to not use the embedded ldap. This would
> very much reduce the effort of moving from samba3 to 4 in existing ldap
We spent considerable effort over a period of years in attempting to
make this possible. It is not. Even if it was, it would not involve
'simply' reading the companies LDAP server, it would be a very intrusive
change no more acceptable than using our own built-in LDAP server.
Andrew Bartlett http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team http://samba.org
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