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Re: [K12OSN] Re: SMBLDAP script with Fedora Core 4? (John Baillie)



/etc/ldap.conf governs the client side of ldap.../etc/openldap/ldap.conf is
part of the server side..

> Matt Oquist wrote:
> 
> >>Date: Thu, 07 Jul 2005 19:31:40 -0400
> >>From: John Baillie <jbaillie stmarys-school org>
> >>Subject: Re: [K12OSN] SMBLDAP script with Fedora Core 4?
> >>
> >>Just curious, why not deploy on FC3 (which has already proved it's self)
> >>on existing known good hardware?
> >>
> >>John
> >>    
> >>
> >
> >That's definitely what I would recommend.  In general it's a much
> >better idea to stick with tried-and-true solutions in high-pressure
> >situations.  Who's to say that even if you get Samba/LDAP working the
> >next problem won't be just as vexing?
> >
> >One of the beautiful things about FOSS is that you have control over
> >your own upgrade cycle; nobody can force you to upgrade (unless you
> >have support contracts).  I understand the appeal of wanting to run
> >the newest stuff, especially since you will have other FC4/K12LTSP4.4
> >servers later and you'd like this one to match them.  But it's not
> >worth the pain you're experiencing, IMO.
> >
> >Anyhow, I'm d/ling FC4 right now, but I won't get to testing it before
> >tonight, and in any case I'll only be testing the 32-bit version.
> >
> >--matt
> >  
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> Currently, it is very close to working.  The entire issue right now is 
> one of authentication and what needs to be where in what files.  Which 
> leads to one confusing question.  There are two ldap.conf files that get 
> set up, one is in /etc , the other is in /etc/openldap.  Both have been 
> modified, but which one is essential?  At present, I can browse the ldap 
> directory with either phpldapadmin or webmin, or use ldapsearch, but ... 
> can't add anything to it because of some credential issues.  This is so 
> very close to working.
> 
> As for moving to FC4 instead of FC3.  I understand your position 
> perfectly.  In fact, I originally had fc3 (64bit) installed, and was 
> still seeing issues, so I decided to just accept the penalty and move to 
> fc4.  Also, I do this as a volunteer for the school, and they are happy 
> to be 'bleeding' edge on some of these things since it has worked very 
> well for the last 4 years and I have the time, most days.  Finally, 
> there are some new features in the latest version of webmin that remove 
> the crisis issue for me in terms of user creation/modification.  The 
> school is fully operational with the current hardware/software setup (I 
> have RH9 K12LTSP servers) so ... I try and sort this out.   I just hope 
> that the members of the list can tolerate my rantings as I slowly learn  
> what is  needed to make this work.
> 
> Thanks!!!!  It is really, really appreciated.
> 
> Dave Hopkins
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