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samba Account with LDAP in Centos 6

Posted 01-09-2012 at 08:07 AM by

Please Help I am using Centos 6. I wanted to configure samba to use ldap account as i am using LDAP for SVN .
Unnikrishnan P R

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    Can do

    install the smbldap-tools and all is good

    [root@dir ~]# cd tmp
    [root@dir tmp]# rpm2cpio ~/samba-3.5.4-68.el6.x86_64.rpm | cpio -id
    [root@dir tmp]# cp ./etc/openldap/schema/samba.schema /etc/openldap/schema/
    [root@dir tmp]# vi schema_convert.conf
    # create new
    include /etc/openldap/schema/core.schema
    include /etc/openldap/schema/collective.schema
    include /etc/openldap/schema/corba.schema
    include /etc/openldap/schema/cosine.schema
    include /etc/openldap/schema/duaconf.schema
    include /etc/openldap/schema/dyngroup.schema
    include /etc/openldap/schema/inetorgperson.schema
    include /etc/openldap/schema/java.schema
    include /etc/openldap/schema/misc.schema
    include /etc/openldap/schema/nis.schema
    include /etc/openldap/schema/openldap.schema
    include /etc/openldap/schema/ppolicy.schema
    include /etc/openldap/schema/samba.schema
    [root@dir tmp]# mkdir ldif_output
    [root@dir tmp]# slapcat -f schema_convert.conf -F ./ldif_output -n0 -s "cn={12}samba,cn=schema,cn=config" > ./cn=samba.ldif
    [root@dir tmp]# vi cn=samba.ldif
    # line 1,3: change ( remove "{12}" )
    dn: cn=samba,cn=schema,cn=config
    objectClass: olcSchemaConfig
    cn: samba
    # remove these lines below ( placed at the bottom )
    structuralObjectClass: olcSchemaConfig
    entryUUID: 761ed782-e76d-102f-94de-7784c8a781ec
    creatorsName: cn=config
    createTimestamp: 20110320184149Z
    entryCSN: 20110320184149.954974Z#000000#000#000000
    modifiersName: cn=config
    modifyTimestamp: 20110320184149Z
    [root@dir tmp]# ldapadd -Y EXTERNAL -H ldapi:/// -f cn=samba.ldif
    SASL/EXTERNAL authentication started
    SASL username: gidNumber=0+uidNumber=0,cn=peercred,cn=external,cn=auth
    SASL SSF: 0
    adding new entry "cn=samba,cn=schema,cn=config"
    [root@dir tmp]# vi samba_indexes.ldif
    # create new
    dn: olcDatabase={2}hdb,cn=config
    changetype: modify
    add: olcDbIndex
    olcDbIndex: uidNumber eq
    olcDbIndex: gidNumber eq
    olcDbIndex: loginShell eq
    olcDbIndex: uid eq,pres,sub
    olcDbIndex: memberUid eq,pres,sub
    olcDbIndex: uniqueMember eq,pres
    olcDbIndex: sambaSID eq
    olcDbIndex: sambaPrimaryGroupSID eq
    olcDbIndex: sambaGroupType eq
    olcDbIndex: sambaSIDList eq
    olcDbIndex: sambaDomainName eq
    olcDbIndex: default sub
    [root@dir tmp]# ldapmodify -Y EXTERNAL -H ldapi:/// -f samba_indexes.ldif
    SASL/EXTERNAL authentication started
    SASL username: gidNumber=0+uidNumber=0,cn=peercred,cn=external,cn=auth
    SASL SSF: 0
    modifying entry "olcDatabase={2}hdb,cn=config"
    [root@dir tmp]# cd
    [root@dir ~]# rm -rf tmp
    [root@dir ~]# /etc/rc.d/init.d/slapd restart
    Stopping slapd: [ OK ]
    Starting slapd: [ OK ]
    [2] Change Samba settings. This Samba PDC server need to be a LDAP Client.
    [root@lan ~]# yum --enablerepo=epel -y install smbldap-tools # install from EPEL
    [root@lan ~]# mv /etc/samba/smb.conf /etc/samba/smb.conf.bak
    [root@lan ~]# cp /usr/share/doc/smbldap-tools-*/smb.conf /etc/samba/smb.conf
    [root@lan ~]# vi /etc/samba/smb.conf
    # line 3: change workgroup name to any one
    workgroup = ServerWorld
    # line 12: make it comment
    #min passwd length = 3
    # line 22: change
    ldap passwd sync = yes
    # line 33,34: change
    Dos charset = CP932
    Unix charset = UTF-8
    # line 47: specify LDAP server
    passdb backend = ldapsam:ldap://
    # line 48: change LDAP admin DN (LDAP server's one)
    ldap admin dn = cn=admin,dc=server,dc=world
    # line 50: change LDAP suffix (LDAP server's one)
    ldap suffix = dc=server,dc=world
    ldap group suffix = ou=groups
    ldap user suffix = ou=people
    # line 60: uncomment
    delete group script = /usr/sbin/smbldap-groupdel "%g"
    # near line 64: add (specify admin user, no SSL)
    set primary group script = /usr/sbin/smbldap-usermod -g '%g' '%u'
    admin users = domain-admin
    ldap ssl = no
    [root@lan ~]# mkdir /home/netlogon
    [root@lan ~]# /etc/rc.d/init.d/smb restart
    Shutting down SMB services: [ OK ]
    Starting SMB services: [ OK ]
    [root@lan ~]# /etc/rc.d/init.d/nmb restart
    Shutting down NMB services: [ OK ]
    Starting NMB services: [ OK ]
    [root@lan ~]# smbpasswd -W # add LDAP admin's password
    Setting stored password for "cn=admin,dc=server,dc=world" in secrets.tdb
    New SMB password:# LDAP admin password
    Retype new SMB password:

    Run to configure smbldap tools
    [root@lan ~]# perl /usr/share/doc/smbldap-tools-*/

    But it seems like a time waste.. instead any one can use the script that i created in
    Posted 01-17-2012 at 05:28 AM by is offline


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