[Samba] Fwd: RE: Query regarding LDAP

Hasan Salim hsalim at sargent-disc.com
Tue Aug 16 11:18:38 UTC 2016

Hi All,

Any advice on the below would be much appreciated.


On 04/08/2016 11:47, Hasan Salim wrote:
> Hi All,
> We currently have our AD on Windows Server 2008 setup to work with 
> Samba as a file share.
> I noticed on our event logs in Windows that we are getting warnings 
> about a client performing LDAP binds without signing or using clear 
> text LDAP. After enabling the logging for LDAP i have found this to be 
> our Samba server performing these requests.
> I know how to solve the issue so that our Windows server will reject 
> clear text LDAP bind requests but in doing so, would this affect our 
> Samba server when it attempts to make a connection? If it does, can 
> the LDAP settings be changed on the Samba server so that it can 
> perform secure LDAP bind requests instead of clear text or unsigned?
> Any help would be much appreciated.
> Regards,
> Hasan

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