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Re: Questions about LDAP, Heimdal and 2003 Server

On Jan 30, 2008, at 5:41 PM, <mailing-nospam@iit.ionis-group.com> wrote:

> Sorry for my question but I've one big question about LDAP /  
> Heimdal and
> Windows 2003 Server.
> I find answers on google but a prefer to questions professional.
> Is it really possible to have one Windows 2003 Server with OpenLDAP  
> database
> for user and Kerberos (Heimdal) database for passwords ?
> Actually I've one big architecture (about 2000 FreeBSD clients with  
> OpenLDAP /
> Kerberos) and a little arch with 150 Windows XP in a Windows 2003  
> domain. It
> must be more simple if my AD was based on the LDAP and Kerberos  
> structure I
> used for my Unix clients..
> Thanks for your answer !

You can deploy a Windows Domain with a cross-realm trust to Kerberos,  
but the LDAP information for Windows will be on the Domain controller.

You might be able to replace your W2K3 server with a Samba 4 server  
(which bundles a version of Heimdal), but this isn't the place to ask  
about that.

The opinions expressed in this message are mine,
not those of Caltech, JPL, NASA, or the US Government.
Henry.B.Hotz@jpl.nasa.gov, or hbhotz@oxy.edu