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Implementing Samba 4

By : Marcelo Leal
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Implementing Samba 4

By: Marcelo Leal

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Table of Contents (19 chapters)
Implementing Samba 4
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Chapter 7. Extending the Active Directory Schema Using Samba 4

This chapter explains how to extend the default Active Directory schema for some specific applications when using Samba 4 built in as the Active Directory Domain Controller. This chapter covers more advanced topics for which some prior knowledge of LDAP / Active Directory protocol specification and general system administration is preferred.

The process will be explained using examples and scripts to extend the Samba 4 / Active Directory schema, and will use a simple application that uses a specific object class and attribute. This is so you understand how to extend the Samba 4 LDAP schema and accommodate the attribute and class for this application.

The following is the list of topics that will be covered in this chapter:

  • Key consideration points when planning an Active Directory schema extension

  • Exporting the current Active Directory schema configuration

  • A practical example for extending the Active Directory schema

  • Applying the Active...