[Samba] Is smbk5 OpenLDAP overlay still needed in any samba setup?

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Fri Feb 28 20:37:34 UTC 2020

On Fri, 2020-02-28 at 22:14 +0200, Nadezhda Ivanova via samba wrote:
> Hi all,
> There are plans to (if possible) remove lanman support from OpenLDAP 
> 2.5, which also means removing the smbk5 module.
> To what extent is this module still needed in Samba deployments (if used 
> at all)?

You can remove the setting of the sambaLMPassword attribute without
removing the rest of the functionality.

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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