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Old 01-07-2009, 07:25 AM   #1
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Cool LDAP Authentication


how do i setup a ldap server on the centos server
so that i can import the samba users into it,

thanks

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Old 01-07-2009, 07:52 AM   #2
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Try this: CentOS OpenLDAP Quickstart

It's too much of an open question really so I hope that helps.
 
Old 01-07-2009, 08:25 AM   #3
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well i have started ldap by /etc/rc.d/init.d/ldap start

it says

Checking configuration files for slapd: config file testing succeeded
[ OK ]
Starting slapd: [ OK ]

but what next how do i add users to it or how can i test it
 
Old 01-07-2009, 08:44 AM   #4
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Install phpldapadmin, this is a good gui to see your ldap tree.

Next you will need to add the samba.schema file to your ldap system. Do a google search for this but NOTE - the newer version of LDAP does not use the ldap.conf file to import schema files, it instead uses cn=config. I think this is as of 2.4.11 so make sure the tutorial you use is correct for your version.

Next you need to install samba smbldap-tools smbclient samba-doc. once installed you need to populate your ldap tree with the samba files using one of the tools provided by samba-tools

Have a look here (note that adding the samba schema file may not work for your LDAP version)
http://www.howtoforge.com/openldap-s...ler-ubuntu7.10

Once that is done you can add a user like this

smbldap-useradd -a -m john

Last edited by jax8; 01-07-2009 at 08:46 AM.
 
Old 01-07-2009, 11:45 AM   #5
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Ive found success w/ webmin

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