[Samba] LDAP recommendations please

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Thu Feb 21 01:51:44 MST 2013

On Wed, 2013-02-20 at 20:50 +0000, ray klassen wrote:
> Currently I have a samba 3 domain setup with an LDAP backend. It's been very convenient and fault tolerant for me to put read-only replicas of the ldap database on all servers that use LDAP authentication. I'd like to keep doing that after switching to samba 4. Can that be done?

Yes, it can.  However, it will remain a 'classic' domain controller, and
not be an AD domain controller.

Upgrading to AD requires that you use our internal LDAP backend.



Andrew Bartlett

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Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org

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