[Samba] Need Methods Around Anonymous LDAP Binding for User Auth
knshield-samba at yahoo.com
Mon Apr 1 21:01:12 MDT 2013
I've been search for almost a week, and I think I'm at a dead end without a
Initially, I wanted to setup a Centos Samba server for Windows users of our
company lab, and use our company's AD/LDAP for log-in without creating an
account for them. It's all for just to simplify the user's log-in.
>From what I've found so far, is that Samba does not support anonymous binding to
an LDAP server. My LDAP configuration on Centos works, as I can search and SSH
in using the company's AD/LDAP server. All this is done I'm sure with anonymous
Is there another method to achieve what I wanted with Samba? Is there a way or
tool that will copy the password from LDAP (after the user is instructed to SSH
in to the Samba server initially) to the system password file, and have Samba
synchronize with that?
I'm out of steam and loosing hope. Will probably have to ask users to bear with
another of many accounts used inside the company.
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