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Old 10-16-2008, 04:39 PM   #1
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Samba auth against a external LDAP server

I set up a samba server and I would like the users to authenticate against a EXTERNAL LDAP server, which would act as a "password server" (not as a passwd backend).

I've been searched a lot on the web but I couldn't get the right info about the parameters I must consider in the samba configuration file (smb.conf).
Old 10-16-2008, 04:56 PM   #2
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What's the difference between password backend and passwork server?

I assume you have a line something like

passdb backend = ldapsam:ldap://localhost

Change localhost to the server

passdb backend = ldapsam:ldap://


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