[PATCH] MungedDial field in LDAPSAM

Jim McDonough jmcd at us.ibm.com
Tue Mar 9 19:13:51 GMT 2004

I apologize for the lack of subject on the previous post...

> >This code has been succesfully tested with NT4 TSE, W2k + TS, W2k3 + TS
> >and it works well. Samba can handle TS Servers has member servers if the
> >MungedDial field is correctly stored.
> I beg to differ.  This is a string longer than a pstring, and in fact you
> define it as char[2048] since a pstring is too short, yet inside
> smbldap_get_single_attribute(), the string is converted using the size of
> pstring as the max len.  It gets chopped off.  This code doesn't work.
> comes close, but doesn't work if you really test it, at least with the
> usrmgr I've got.  You end up getting "access denied" when trying to
> a user.  Did you make other mods that weren't included in this patch?  Or
> did you just set a user once perhaps and not try to change it afterwards?
> This is definitely a deficiency in pdb_ldap and smbldap...all attributes
> are treated as pstrings without real regard for what is really passed in
> what could be in the directory.
> Die pstring, die!
> ----------------------------
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