How configure ubuntu server as samba domain controller with 389 directory server

Posted on 2011-03-05
Last Modified: 2013-11-13
Dear Experts:

I have purchased a IBM server which is compatible for ubuntu (ubuntu certified server) and i have been instructed to install and configure ubuntu server 10.10 as samba domain controller with password backend as 389 directory server( specifically instructed to use 389 directory server) and create a groups like ntadmins, power users and normal users . make the users members of these groups. Please help me in providing the how-to or step by step guide for doing this. Thanks.
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I suspect 389 refers to LDAP as the directory service back end.

You would need to install bind/named on the server and define the domain zone.

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Thanks for the reply, but the link says

Can you please suggest the stable how-to to achieve samba domain controller with ldap as password backend, it is okay if the docs are good for openldap will implement not particular of 389 directory server. Please help.

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