[Samba] Need help on Samba authentication with ldap

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Sat Jul 13 12:13:12 UTC 2019

On 13/07/2019 12:49, Chunduru, Krishnachaithanya via samba wrote:
> Hi Team,
> Hope you are doing great !!
> We are planning to migrate our Samba shares from Aix to Linux, so that we can use ldap for authentication.
Why do you have to use ldap for authentication ?
> Initially we planned the add the server to AD domain for authentication, but is not possible in our case.
Why not, what was the problem ?
> So we are having only option to authenticate users with ldaps. We have installed openldap-clients, openldap and nss_ldap packages and are stuck from there.

Lets start with a view of your smb.conf.


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