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



can you ue ldapbrowser to easily look at the structure..if you can read
bash i can send you my xcript which methodically goes thru creation of each
file...nowhere near as elegant as Matt's but might help to understand...chuck\
> Thanks for straightening out that issue.
> 
> Ldap appears to be working as far as Matt's scripts bulk adding users.  
> Apparently, part of my problem is that smbldap-populate didn't finish 
> correctly.  Then there is whole issue with getting all the passwords set 
> correctly in the various places.  But the other issue is that it turns 
> out that both the latest versions of webmin and phpldapadmin do not work 
> correctly with the Samba 3 schema that is included in the fc4 release 
> (or updated with yum udpate).  Rerunning smbldap-populate and reverting 
> to phpldapadmin-0.9.5 lets me look at and manipulate the database.  
> Also, while Matts bulk add scripts now work as correctly, I am not sure 
> what the fields are at this point. Can I specify the uidNumber like you 
> can also specify the gidNumber?
> 
> If I find time, I will try a clean install to make sure I know what was 
> going on, but for now ... it seems to work. 
> 
> As I always think give me a generally healthy tree and I will always 
> find a way to climb out on the one rotten branch.
> 
> Sincerely,
> Dave Hopkins
> 
> 
> 
> cliebow downeast net wrote:
> 
> >/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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