[Samba] web admin ui for samba AD

Ioan Eugen Stan ieugen at netdava.com
Mon Sep 12 11:57:57 UTC 2016


I didn't know about that one. I will try it out. Right now, it looks
good enough.


On 10.09.2016 07:53, Andrew Bartlett via samba wrote:
> On Sat, 2016-09-10 at 04:41 +0300, Ioan Eugen Stan via samba wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I'm thinking about starting a web tool for managing an Samba Active
>> Directory - manage users, machines, etc. Managing Samba AD is my
>> motivation so far. The idea is to build more or less a web version of
>> "samba-tool". This is just an idea and so far I am exploring the
>> implications.
>> I have a strong background in Java / JavaScript. I can code in other
>> languages but I am not as proficient.
>> 1. Where should I start?
>> 2. Is there an API for doing the administrative work or do I have to
>> implement each operation myself?
> While I see below you are against Python, but for others I would
> mention that we have an extensive Python API, this is what samba-tool
> is written against.
>> 3. Asuming I will be using Java, how can I call samba-tool actions?
> Connect to the LDAP server and use LDAP operations.
>> 4. Besides Java, what tools can I use to do CRUD on Users, Computers
>> in
>> Samba AD ? Examples would be very usefull.
>> Note: I went over the wiki and there is not a lot of documentation. I
>> saw something about a python API but I'm not familiar with python and
>> it's not something I wish to use.
> Finally, have you checked that LDAP Account Manager (LAM) doesn't do
> what you want?
> Andrew Bartlett
> -- 
> Andrew Bartlett                       http://samba.org/~abartlet/
> Authentication Developer, Samba Team  http://samba.org
> Samba Developer, Catalyst IT          http://catalyst.net.nz/services/samba

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