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OpenLDAP to Samba 4 Migration, create middle layer / webservice for user initiated password migration/change?

for the last few days I have been looking into migrating an old linux server running a OpenLDAP/Samba 3 configuration with about 100 users to a new SBS Server running Samba 4 (like Zentyal or UCS). ...
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Samba 4 OpenLDAP authentication issue

What I've done so far Installed DHCP server and bind9 for the local network of clients (the server should act as a gateway) built Samba4 from source with bind9_dlz as dns backend installed OpenLDAP ...
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Managing Linux user accounts + Samba + more

I have a network of about 3-6 CentOS servers, with about 5-10 users (currently, and near future). I'm looking for a solution for centralized managements of users. My requirements from it are: Linux ...
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176 views

smbk5pwd overlay on OpenLDAP 2.4

I have an OpenLDAP server and I want to configure the smbk5pwd overlay to make OpenLDAP update the sambaNTPassword and sambaLMPassword attributes automatically when a change occurs on userPassword. ...
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Connection from samba to LDAP server failed

I use samba (3.4) and OpenLDAP (2.4) for file sharing and directory service. Some days ago, I noticed that samba has problem in connection to the LDAP service while beforehand it was working ...
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Automatically create LDAP groups for each new system user according to its username

is there any way to set and create a default group for each newly created system user so he belongs to its own user group? I mean, when a create a user foo i would like to create automatically a ...
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518 views

LDAP+SAMBA login issues

i'm on a clean Ubuntu 13.10 install and i've just installed and configured openldap+samba while i'm trying to configure a domain controller plus user shares. In order to ease ldap management i've also ...
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259 views

Write hash password to LDAP when creating a new user

I am working on a project with a central user database system. One of the requirements of the system is that there should be only one set of users for all the application. FreeRADIUS and Samba are two ...
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How can I get FreeNAS to work with LDAP authentication?

I'm trying to set up a FreeNAS 9.1.1 server with CIFS shares with LDAP authentication. I've set up an OpenLDAP server, populated it with smbldap-populate, added a user account for myself and ...
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Can I configure samba file server for auth users with ldap server which has no samba scheme

I has a samba server(3.6.3-2ubuntu2.6). And uses libpam-smbpass package for authenticate users, which is connecting to smb server for file sharing from linux and mac os x hosts. But libpam-smbpass ...
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Can't add local user on system using ldap auth for samba [closed]

Trying to add a local user to a CentOS 6.3 system that is using ldap for Samba authentication, but being stymied by the user's existing entry in ldap. [root@samba ~]# adduser wchandy adduser: user ...
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Samba username doesn't work once I join a Windows XP machine to my domain

I have set up a PDC using Samba, LDAP and Postgresql. I have successfully added all the necessari entries to my database and can also see all the necessary entreis in LDAP. I can also successfully ...
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How can I get Openindiana built in samba to use an OpenLDAP server?

I built an OpenIndiana / NAPP-IT server to use for samba home shares. Up to now I had planned to use a KVM virtual machine to run the samba/ldap stack, then connect the vm to the ZFS volume thru ...
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398 views

Mapping User and Group Ownership through LDAP

I am installing smb 3.5 on a CentOS 6.2 host using smbldap-tools. I've previously installed a similar configuration on RHEL4 using smb 3.0 but CentOS now uses nss-pam-ldapd and nslcd instead of ...
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Samba with remote LDAP authentication doesn`t see users properly

I'm trying to setup a samba server authenticated by a remote LDAP server, and I'm having some problems that I can't figure how to solve. I was able to make an getent passwd at samba server and I ...
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104 views

What are the benefits of using ldap with Samba?

I am curious to know what are the benefits of using LDAP with Samba? In other words, without integrating LDAP with Samba, what are the limitations of Samba?
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One established server reports “Invalid SID” for a new Samba user

We have two linux samba servers authenticating against LDAP that have been working fine for some time. Recently I added a new user to LDAP. He can log in fine to one server, but the other reports an ...
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408 views

Samba+LDAP: Minimal permissions for sambaLMPassword/sambaNTPassword?

What are the minimum permissions for the attributes sambaLMPassword/sambaNTPassword for the the LDAP administrator account so that Samba is just enabled to use it for authentication for ldapsam ...
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Password expires 45 days even though 'Password Must Change' is set to 'never' (Samba+LDAP)

Since a few months ago Samba ask each of our users to change password at log on every 45 days (the default) and I have not been able to disable it. This setup had been running for 2 years before then ...
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Computer not showing up in network (Samba and LDAP configuration)

For some reason I have not been able to pinpoint yet, going to Network on my Windows 7 computer, the Samba server does not show up. I have configured Samba with LDAP and managed to successfully ...
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113 views

samba Ldap password restriction

I'm trying to change the password for Ldap users using Samba. i'm using smbldap-tools-0.9.6 . I use the command smbldap-passwd in terminal. I can able to change the password. But i want to password ...
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332 views

setting up a samba PDC -error with testparm

I have installed a samba PDC but when I test the samba configurations file I am getting errors like these, "Invalid combination of parameters for service homes. Map system can only work if ...
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Can I manage Windows 7 machines with an open source server?

Can I manage a small office of Windows machines with an open source solution? (~15 users) (XP Pro, but will be moving to Windows 7 Pro as we get new computers over the next few months... as budget ...
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457 views

Must sambaAcctFlags have 11 characters?

Still going through my LDAP database in my search for the wicked, I noticed a lot of accounts have sambaAcctFlags equal to [U], though the Samba docs says it should have 11 characters between [ and ] ...
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459 views

Can two users share a sambaSID?

I'm doing some sanity checking on an LDAP database in preparation for a version upgrade on our LDAP server, and I came upon a very few users sharing the same sambaSID attribute. I wonder if I should ...
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264 views

SAMBA + LDAP problem

I cannot get LDAP + SAMBA working ... I changed all the important files, but it seems that Samba does not even contact LDAP server. Whenever I would like to use smbclient, it writes: ...
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478 views

OpenLDAP and Samba, can't log onto Samba share from Windows

The former jackass IT-guy that I'm taking over for had a Samba share setup on a Fedora server that uses our OpenLDAP server to authenticate users who want to log in from Windows. We recently added a ...
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2answers
903 views

Active Directory using Samba/Open LDAP for user accounts

I know this is the wrong way round... but Is it possible to use AD in front of Samba for our PC clients, so that the user accounts are in Samba/Open LDAP. Managing our fleet of Windows PC's is ...
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samba+openldap vs ad for medium size network

We are going to have an organized network with an NT user authentication and proxy server. In choosing between Active Directory and Samba Server, I wanted to choose Samba server (I do love Open Source ...
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OpenLDAP & Samba for Mac home drives

We are in the process of setting up our existing OpenLDAP (on Ubuntu) to provide authentication and MCX etc for our Macs. We are hitting a problem with our home directories - they work fine using AFP ...