[Samba] openldap proxy cache for samba

Meike Stone meike.stone at googlemail.com
Wed Nov 2 16:35:43 UTC 2016

Hello dear list,

does anybody can help me?

Thanks Meike

2016-09-27 16:42 GMT+02:00 Meike Stone <meike.stone at googlemail.com>:
> Hello,
> we use samba with ldap backend. All is working well.
> Now the user count should grow to about 3000 users in a mixed
> environment with PCs and terminal servers.
> So the most of the users typically have (more than one) sessions to
> different terminal servers.
> The smb version is (tragically) still v1 and a lot of the clients
> comes over a NAT gateway.
> To reduce the traffic to the remote ldap server(s) in the backend and
> decrease the latency, I like to install a local OpenLDAP proxy cache
> on the samba server.
> Is this a practically way and does someone has experiences with such setup?
> Does anyone can recommend settings for the pcache?
> thanx in advance
> Meike

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