Re: [Samba] Samba with OpenLDAP (not a DC)
- Date: Fri, 9 Nov 2018 19:10:35 +0000
- From: Rowland Penny via samba <samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [Samba] Samba with OpenLDAP (not a DC)
On Fri, 9 Nov 2018 12:34:16 -0600
dee heffem <dheffem@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 11/9/18 11:31 AM, Rowland Penny via samba wrote:
> > Did you run smbpasswd -w <ldap-password> ?
> That part appeared to be under the the "optional"
> section so I did not. I will add that along with the
> samba schema as you mention.
Both are not optional, Samba will not work without them.
> With write access to the Directory, what attributes does samba
> update? I'm concerned that our SASL passthrough attributes
> may throw a wrench in the works. If samba tries to update that
> attribute with a password from the Linux end (password sync?)
> we might have troubles elsewhere with logins.
It will update whatever you ask it to. You do realise that a Samba DC
doesn't need to sync passwords with anything else, it where you
There have been numerous reports of problems with NT4-style domains and
windows 10 i.e. they just don't work any more, so I would seriously
think hard before setting up a new LDAP based Samba server.
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