[Samba] Samba 4.2 : External authentification and rights access management ?

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Thu Dec 18 10:51:17 MST 2014

On Thu, Dec 18, 2014 at 10:46:38AM +0100, Victor d'Agostino wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> I am looking to replace a file sharing solution, based on webdav, by
> samba 4.2.
> I’ve just read the technical notes on the wiki but couldyou tell me
> more about the technical feasibility of the following:
> *1/* Can Samba 4.2 authenticate users through an already set
> external LDAP server rather than its own internal user/password
> database ?


> *2/* Is it possible to customize the rights access management?
> Rather than using the Windows ACL, simply call an external program
> that will tell whether or not a user can access (or write) to files
> and directories.

and No.

> I already developed this addon for Webdav and previously Jlan which
> are php and java programs.

Sorry :-(.

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