A lot of this taken from http://wiki.makethemove.net/index.php?title=LDAP-Samba Samba will serve three main purposes: Act as a Primary Domain Controller for Windows clients Serve the network printers to Windows clients Serve files to Windows and Linux clients To act as a primary domain controller, Samba needs to access LDAP as the central authentication database.
Introduction and LDAP Design Thanks to http://wiki.makethemove.net/index.php?title=LDAP-Samba. A lot of this is taken directly from there with modifications for my setup. Our domain will take the form of dc=simonandkate,dc=lan and OpenLDAP will be installed on Server01.
Well apart from documentation the servers are completed. Samba now working as a PDC with roaming profiles for my wife’s XP laptop, mail server finished and working with all the Horde issues now resolved. Running on a new motherboard, so seeing more of the 4GB RAM that’s in it, and able to connect 6 SATA … [Read more…]
With a lot of help from Google and a good howto for another Linux distro, I last night got OpenLDAP up and running on one CentOS 5.2 virtual server, and 3 other servers working as LDAP clients, one of which is now running as a Samba PDC with LDAP back-end. Added some users, set passwords, … [Read more…]