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Samba: read-only LDAP + additional local users

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http://serverfault.com – My server has access to a read-only LDAP where information about 99% of user accounts will reside. On my server I want to configure Samba to use LDAP for authentication. Now and then there will be some extra users that do not have an account on LDAP. How should I manage their authentication data and make Samba aware of it? From the Samba documentation: Early releases of Samba-3 implemented new capability to work concurrently with multiple account backends. This capability was removed beginning with release of Samba 3.0.23. Commencing with Samba 3.0.23 it is possible to work with (HowTos)