[Samba] Need help on Samba authentication with ldap
rpenny at samba.org
Sun Jul 14 11:58:12 UTC 2019
On 14/07/2019 12:27, Chunduru, Krishnachaithanya wrote:
> Thank you for the response.
> Below is the smb.conf. we haven't configured the shares yet.
> # See smb.conf.example for a more detailed config file or
> # read the smb.conf manpage.
> # Run 'testparm' to verify the config is correct after
> # you modified it.
> workgroup = SAMBA
> security = user
> passdb backend = tdbsam
> printing = cups
> printcap name = cups
> load printers = yes
> cups options = raw
> comment = Home Directories
> valid users = %S, %D%w%S
> browseable = No
> read only = No
> inherit acls = Yes
> comment = All Printers
> path = /var/tmp
> printable = Yes
> create mask = 0600
> browseable = No
> comment = Printer Drivers
> path = /var/lib/samba/drivers
> write list = @printadmin root
> force group = @printadmin
> create mask = 0664
> directory mask = 0775
There is no mention of ldap there, so how do you plan to use ldap ?
> -----Original Message-----
> 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 ?
I will ask this again as you chose to ignore this question: 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 ?
Again, an ignored question: Why can you not join the AD domain. ?
>> 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.
I think you need to explain your set up, it sounds like there is more to
this than at first sight.
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