A.3 The Samba Proxy User

When you install Novell Samba, you are asked to specify a Samba proxy user for LDAP authentication through eDirectory.

By default, the Samba proxy user is created in the container specified as the Base Context for Samba Users and is named servername-sambaProxyUser. You specify the password for this user when you configure Novell Samba.

You can specify another eDirectory user as the Samba proxy user. If you do, be aware of the following: