[CentOS] Samba + Openldap

Wed Oct 26 03:18:49 UTC 2011
Al <mailinglist at theflux.net>

I'm still going to stick to trying to get Samba3 and try and get  
openldap to work.  I've got it going in my test environment with a  
clean install of samba and openldap.  I'm currently making the  
modifications to a dev. version of the production ldap database to see  
if I can get it working with Samba3.  I'm not worried about Active  
Directory, openldap works with our environment.  Thanks for the  

On Oct 25, 2011, at 11:38 AM, Adam Tauno Williams wrote:

> On Fri, 2011-10-21 at 12:18 +0200, Giles Coochey wrote:
>> On Fri, October 21, 2011 12:14, Adam Tauno Williams wrote:
>>> On Tue, 2011-10-18 at 16:43 -0400, Al wrote:
>>>> Anyone have an update tutorial/howto for samba to authenticate to  
>>>> ldap?
>>> This are lots of docs.
>>> But DO NOT DO T.
>>> A Samba 3.x DC is very very *obsolete*.  The Windows world has  
>>> moved on
>>> to Active Directory.  If you want to do that you need Samba 4 -  
>>> and no
>>> OpenLDAP.
>>> From the samba Wiki:
>> Samba 4 is currently not yet in a state where it can replace existing
>> production deployments. [1]
>> [1] http://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Samba4#Current_Status
> That is the official story - but try it - it works *BETTER* than an  
> NT4
> Samba 3.x domain.  Seriously, really.  Recent Samba 4 builds *are* in
> production at several sites.  It works.
> <http://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Samba4/HOWTO>
> Note that Samba 4 is best discussed on the technical list, not yet on
> the users list.
> <https://lists.samba.org/mailman/listinfo/samba-technical>
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