FreeBSD +Samba +OpenLDAP as a Primary Domain controller

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Wed Feb 4 18:20:21 PST 2004

Hi All,

I'm trying to setup
FreeBSD5.2+Samba3.0.1+OpenLDAP2.1.26 as a Primary
controller. It has been 2 weeks I'm working with it
and still not function
very well. I'm looking for step-by-step on how to
FreeBSD5.2+Samba3+OpenLDAP2.1.25 as a Primary Domain
controller can any body
help to guide me.

During my Googles search I come accross with alot of
documents,mailling list
and many suggestion. I got 2 references but also
failed to startup the

Thank you in advance...

Roland Wells wrote:
> Any pointers, walk-throughs, warnings or the like
would be greatly
> appreciated. If you want to see more about our
specific situation (which
> we have titled "Set Us Free(BSD)", check out:

There don't see to be any major issue.
It looks like a lot of people are interested in the

Basically, here is what I have working so far (in a
minimal production
environment of 30 people).

- FreeBSD-CURRENT with dynamic root
- LDAP Unix authentication vithe pam_ldap and nss_ldap
--> with
start_tls on for security
- Samba3 (from the samba-devel port patched for ldap
support) PDC for
Win NT/2k/XP stations; roaming profiles; group
mappings; unix/windows
password synchronisation... LDAP backend using samba3
- UFS2 filesystem with ACLs enabled

I did not have any problem whatsoever yet, but I
encourage people
wanting to use this on a production intensive server
to wait for
5.2-RELEASE at the least.


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