[CentOS] Samba and ldap failover - RH / Centos problem?

Götz Reinicke - IT-Koordinator goetz.reinicke at filmakademie.de
Fri Apr 16 13:50:45 UTC 2010


Hi folks,

I recently got my ldap master slave samba test environment up and runing.

samba-3.0.33-3.15.el5_4.1
openldap-2.3.43-3.el5

The ldap systems sync fine, samba users are authenticated by each server
seperatly if I set tham in the samba conf.

E.g. passdb backend = ldapsam:"ldap://ldap2.filmakademie.de" and
passdb backend = ldapsam:"ldap://ldap1.filmakademie.de"

work.

passdb backend = ldapsam:"ldap://ldap1.filmakademie.de
ldap://ldap2.filmakademie.de" works as long, as ldap1 is up. If ldap1 is
down, no authentication / switchover to ldap2 is done.

I've googled, looked up the samba wiki and finaly I found a posting
Fedora 4 related to probems with an ldap_initialize() function ...

So my question, are ther any known problems or what may I check/debug?

Thanks and best regards,

	Götz
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