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Re: (ITS#6056) Samba4 breaks OpenLDAP over ldapi

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On Tue, 2009-05-26 at 15:40 +0200, Michael Str=C3=B6der wrote:
> abartlet@samba.org wrote:
> > Samba4 always uses SASL credentials these days (trying to avoid simple
> > binds).
> libsasldb2.so is not required for a SASL bind with password-based
> mechanism. You can store the passwords in attribute userPassword (in
> clear-text). So the security consideration is more about password
> storage than SASL vs. simple bind on the wire.

Which we already use.  Regardless, Howard's great detective work shows
it still gets in the way.=20

> >  Perhaps it's time to investigate EXTERNAL
> That would be good anyway since in Samba4 the result of standard
> provision is LDAPI access anyway. So you could directly map the Unix
> user smbd is running as (root?) with authz-regexp to directory user
> samba-admin. Well, we already discussed that.. ;-)

We did. =20

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Red Hat Inc.                  http://redhat.com

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