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I am trying to set-up SAMBA with LDAP authentication on Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 6.4 (Santiago).
I can see the shares from another machine, but when I enter my LDAP credentials I cannot connect.
I need to set up the shares so that everyone from ldap can browse them.
Here is my smb.conf (I have altered sensitive information):

[global]
	workgroup = SERVERS
	
	interfaces = 1.1.1.2
	bind interfaces only = yes
	hosts allow = 127. 1.1.1.
        max connections = 20
        lock directory = /var/lock/samba
	
	syslog = 3 passdb:5 auth:10 winbind:2
	syslog only = yes

	security = domain
	password server = 1.1.1.1
	#security = user
	#enable privileges = yes

	#passdb backend = ldapsam:"ldap://1.1.1.1"
	#username map = /etc/samba/smbusers

	encrypt passwords = yes

	printing = bsd	
	load printers = no

[tools]
	path = /exports/development/tools
	printable = no
	force group = grp2
	write list = @grp2
	browseable = yes
	writeable = yes
	#create mask = 0774
	create mask = 0664
        #directory mask = 2775
	directory mask = 0775	

[workspace]
	path = /exports/development/workspace
        printable = no
        force group = grp
        write list = @grp
        browseable = yes
	writeable = yes
        create mask = 0774
        directory mask = 2775
[installations]
	path = /exports/installations
        browseable=yes
        writable=yes
        create mode = 0664
        directory mode = 0775

I am also using NFS eo export these folders under /exports.
Here is my ldap.conf:

TLS_CACERTDIR /etc/openldap/cacerts
URI ldap://server10.domain.com/
BASE dc=domain,dc=com

How can I set up the SAMBA shares to be able for LDAP users to connect to and browse?
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I have turned on logging in the meantime and am seeing a lot of this error in the logs for all the clients trying to access the shares:

[2014/04/14 13:50:51.924967,  1] smbd/process.c:457(receive_smb_talloc)
  receive_smb_raw_talloc failed for client 192.168.1.2 read error = NT_STATUS_CONNECTION_RESET.
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Are you using smbldap-tools for the schema? I don't know how you'd get this to work otherwise.  And there are some changes needed on the Microsoft clients (XP or later) to have this work. I'm not at work now, so I can't reference my notes on setting this up.
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Is LDAP OpenLDAP or something else?
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