Samba on HP-UX 11i, MC ServiceGuard, Network aliases, LDAP issue - Samba does not seem to see lmPassword or ntPassword for *some* accounts.

ulairi ulairi at
Tue Sep 16 17:50:10 GMT 2003

Anyone? If I am doing something blatantly wrong or missing something
painfully obvious - please let me know. If this is one of "geez, I've
never encountered that before" problems - that's fine, we got coders
here (unfortunately, I am not one of them), isn't there either a debug
level or a snippet of code which can reveal this? Or am I just being too
impatient? (hehe, yeah, I know, this is a volunteer effort and all :) )

On Fri, 2003-09-12 at 13:11, ulairi wrote:
> Hrmmm... If I understand you correctly, you're saying that the atellez
> object needs to have PosixAccount attribs in addition to the
> sambaAccount ones (objectclass and all). If that is the case, both the
> "broken" and the "working" objects are fully decorated as posixAccount
> objects.
> Neither of the UIDs are in the /etc/passwd, uid=ulairi and uid=atellez
> are in LDAP only. 
> What else can it be?
> On Fri, 2003-09-12 at 11:47, Don McCall wrote:
> > the failure you are seeing comes when samba is using getpwnam() with
> > the username; this should work with ldap, but it's going to be
> > THIS information NOT from the 'sambaAccount' object, but from the
> > posix account object, the one that has the uid and gid, etc for the
> > user.  Look at ALL attributes for the broken and working user, and I
> > think you will find that on the broken one, you may ONLY have the
> > sambaAccount object, which won't be sufficient.
> > I think.
> > I haven't played with the ldap stuff enough to be sure.
> > Don
> > 

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