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Re: newbie scenario

On Mon, Mar 14, 2011 at 1:57 AM, Lumeng Lim <lumeng.lim@gmail.com> wrote:
> mind you i've only managed to setup ldap server under ubuntu for now.
> we have 2 sites to manage and I would like for users( about 250 users total)
> in both sites that is connected via vpn to be able to login to samba/ldap in
> HQ
> are there things to consider before going about just setting up ldap and
> samba? assuming that samba is going to be used as pdc and fileserver.

First, I would suggest that you get your samba+PDC working across the
two sites using samba's built in auth.
Second, verify *nix desktop users can be authenticated, across the
VPN, for their login sessions with LDAP.
Finally, integrate LDAP auth. into Samba.

-- Arun Khan