Download your favorite Linux distribution at LQ ISO.
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!


Closed Thread
  Search this Thread
Old 11-29-2008, 11:17 AM   #1
LQ Newbie
Registered: Nov 2008
Posts: 27

Rep: Reputation: 15
How can i import my smbpasswd file into LDAP ??

Hi members,

I want to upgrade my system with OpenLDAP(at present running samba PDC)and a large number of users is authenticating with Samba PDC.
The main problem in upgrading from Samba PDC to LDAP is that how can i import my smbpasswd file into LDAP because if it is not possible to import samba passwd file into LDAP then i have to add a large number of users into LDAP system which will take a lot of down time.

I searched all the forums and got some tips to import smbpasswd file into LDAP ( Like Perl scripts to import smbpasswd file into LDAP) and i tried a lot with all the necessary steps to import ( Like installing Net::LDAP packages) but all are in vein. The output of scripts is showing that user is added but when i searched the user with the LDAP search command but there is no output. I don't know where i am wrong.

If u have any idea to resolve the issue then please show me the way to import smbpasswd file into LDAP PDC with all the requirements in detail. This is my first question in this forum.

Thanks & Regards
Niraj Kumar.
Old 11-29-2008, 01:14 PM   #2
Registered: Apr 2002
Location: in a fallen world
Distribution: slackware by choice, others too :} ... android.
Posts: 23,067
Blog Entries: 11

Rep: Reputation: 913Reputation: 913Reputation: 913Reputation: 913Reputation: 913Reputation: 913Reputation: 913Reputation: 913
Please post your thread in only one forum. Posting a single thread in the most relevant forum will make it easier for members to help you and will keep the discussion in one place. This thread is being closed because it is a duplicate.

Closing the original because the dupe is placed more sensibly

Closed Thread

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
adding users using smbpasswd, or synchronise passwd/smbpasswd gyodai Linux - Networking 2 03-11-2009 03:47 PM
smbpasswd configuration file tianlijian Linux - Newbie 4 11-23-2008 03:50 AM
Samba, LDAP, do I need smbpasswd to create users? yuri_d Linux - Server 2 07-25-2007 08:46 AM
import address book in ldap prashantbhushan Linux - Networking 0 01-24-2007 06:51 AM
New to Open LDAP. Trying to import an LDIF file. davealex Linux - Networking 1 10-16-2003 04:19 PM > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:55 AM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration