[Samba] LDAP with Samba4

TAKAHASHI Motonobu monyo at monyo.com
Fri Mar 13 22:57:48 MDT 2015

From: Adi Kriegisch <adi at cg.tuwien.ac.at>
Date: Mon, 9 Mar 2015 16:13:38 +0100

> We're still running a Samba3 Domain Controller but need to upgrade to
> Samba4/AD soon. The core of our DC is an OpenLDAP server that holds
> authentication information for many services including Samba3.
> The question is how can we continue to use a LDAP server for authentication
> while keeping accounts and passwords in sync?
> Is there still some development going on for the OpenLDAP backend of
> Samba4[1]?
> How did others solve such a situation?

If you *need* to upgrade to Samba4 but do *not* need to upgrade to AD,
you can still use NT4-style Domain (compatible with Samba3) with Samba4.

Does this solve this situation?

TAKAHASHI Motonobu <monyo at monyo.com> / @damemonyo 

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