[Samba] Samba Config from LDAP / with CTDB

Tobias Hachmer t.hachmer at s-v.de
Wed May 11 09:18:01 UTC 2022


Am 4/13/22 um 12:15 schrieb Tobias Hachmer via samba:
> Am 4/12/22 um 15:43 schrieb Ralph Boehme via samba:
>> On 4/12/22 11:20, Tobias Hachmer via samba wrote:
>>> I'm quite new to Samba, especially advanced stuff. We have a single 
>>> standalone Samba server with user auth against (Open)LDAP (passdb 
>>> backend) and organizing all shares within the smb.conf.
>> the LDAP passdb backend has pretty much fallen out of favor and only 
>> very few are still using this kind of setup. Therefor I highly 
>> recommend looking into joining the fileservers to AD, possibly Samba 4 
>> AD with password replication to an LDAP server.

What are the reasons not to use LDAP passdb backend on a standalone server?

As mentioned before we want to avoid setting up a fully samba 4 AD just 
for file service purpose. We have up and running a OpenLDAP 
Infrastructure since years.

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