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CentOS 5.x Samba Domain Controller With LDAP Backend

Nov 12, 2009, 10:33 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Falko Timme for this link. ]

"Set up the hostname

"For our purposes in this guide, we are calling the server's hostname "dc1" and the domain "DOMAINNAME". Note: If you want to use your fqdn for your Samba domain, wherever you see ,dc=DOMAINNAME below, replace it with ,dc=example,dc=com, assuming your fqdn is Also note that "root" will be the samba administrator username, if you don't like that, change it as well.

"Related lines are: cn=root and cn: root Within /etc/hosts, add or replace your line (following the file's format, assuming is your server's network-accessible IP):"

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