[Samba] Samba Internal DNS vs. BIND_DLZ

Robert Moskowitz rgm at htt-consult.com
Fri Aug 28 03:03:39 UTC 2015

On 08/27/2015 08:45 PM, Jim Seymour wrote:
> On Thu, 27 Aug 2015 17:00:28 -0400
> Robert Moskowitz <rgm at htt-consult.com> wrote:
>> Ah, LDAP is included within Samba, I find.  Don't install provided
>> one...
> [remainder snipped]
> Yikes!
> I thought it awfully suspicious that Samba required so few additional
> packages and so little "glue work" to get an AD PDC going.  Now I
> know why.
> We *require*, not desire, but *require* OpenLDAP.  OpenLDAP is used
> for, amongst other things, a Corporate email address book and by the
> RADIUS server.  Eventually the entire set of network directory data
> that currently resides in and is served by NIS+ will be in LDAP.

This is what runs on your DC.  I suspect you can use slapd to do any 
syncing with OpenLDAP on other machines.

> I'm beginning to suspect this is going to be Not Much Fun :(
That is Phun, not fun.

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