From: Andrew Bartlett on
On Fri, 2010-03-12 at 10:37 -0600, Michael Lyon wrote:
> I've been working through the instructions on the samba wiki:
> My OpenLDAP is running on Snow Leopard Server in an OpenDirectory
> environment. I run into this error:

I've updated the OpenLDAP backend page in the wiki. Hopefully it now
works - but we don't currently have a way to use an external LDAP

Some of this will change - we will get support for talking to an
existing LDAP server - but that LDAP server will need to use the AD

There is some hope here - FreeIPA will be doing some mapping work
between Samba4 and a more traditional backend structure.

The bigger challenge of using the data in the Open Directory is much
harder. This is made harder by the fact that passwords are not stored
in OpenDirectory - they are stored in a separate password store,
accessed by the Open Directory KDC and the password server.

We can talk about the options and how we might be able to make something
work for you on samba-technical if you like.

I'm sorry this isn't so easy,

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett
Authentication Developer, Samba Team
Samba Developer, Cisco Inc.
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