[K12OSN] Re: disaster recovery: samab/ldap

Brian Chivers brian at portsmouth-college.ac.uk
Fri Sep 14 10:44:36 UTC 2007

Not tried it on CentOS 4 but on 5 it almost works.

I've mailed to the list before my note on installing OpenLDAP / Samba3 with CentOS5 and this 
"should" forfill the requirements of the smbldap installer script & allow it to work, this is one my 
"To Do" list.


Peter Hartmann wrote:
> Ok i have real question now:  does the smbdap installer work on centos
> 4?  the fc4 machine that we were using is pretty much past tense.  :(
> Thanks,
> Peter
> On 9/13/07, Peter Hartmann <ascensiontech at gmail.com> wrote:
>> In the mele, the ldap database got corrupted.    had to slappadd -l
>> backup.ldiff.
>> oy! what a morning!
>> On 9/13/07, Peter Hartmann <ascensiontech at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> So this what i get for not insisting on a BDC.  The samba ldap servers
>>> nfs connection is really flaky and I'd like to just have it handle
>>> authentication until i have time to take it down and go over it.  I've
>>> moved /home back to the k12 server and changed /etc/fstab.    But I
>>> can only log in as root. It's been too long since I've thought about
>>> how samba ldap works.  What do I have to do to make this work.  I've
>>> got a feeling it's on the samba ldap server.  little help?
>>> Thanks in advance,
>>> Peter
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