[Samba] samba4 anonymous ldap search

Chan Min Wai dcmwai at gmail.com
Fri Jan 17 08:07:31 MST 2014

I think I've just ask this question on the chat room before. 

This is the same implementation on win AD. 

SAMBA 4 AD merely duplicate that implementation. 

If you want to change that. You might want to change how M$ do it ;)

Thank you. 

Chan Min Wai 

> Rowland Penny <rowlandpenny at googlemail.com> 於 17/01/2014 10:47 PTG 寫道:
>> On 17/01/14 13:49, mourik jan heupink wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I found some discussion here in 2010 about allowing/disallowing anonymous ldap access in samba4, however, nothing much recent comes up.
>> I see that my samba4 does not allow anonymous access. Is there a way to enable it in samba4, like the way we had it with samba3/openldap?
>> (we restricted access to sensitive info, but allowed anon search access to many user details like mail addresses, etc, etc)
>> Regards,
>> MJ
> Hi, whilst you cannot do anonymous access, what your users can do is read the entire AD database:
> ldapsearch -x -H ldap://dc.example.com:389 -b DC=example,DC=com -D CN=username,CN=Users,DC=example,DC=com -w usernames-password
> This is from a linux machine, but no doubt it is possible to do something similar from a windows box
> Rowland
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