Samba 3.0.23pre1 problem listing groups with ldapsam backend

Jim McDonough jmcd at
Thu May 4 18:24:22 GMT 2006

>> I see in passdb/pdb_ldap.c the code setting up the search filter is 
>> at line 4305 in ldapsam_search_grouptype.  Shouldn't it
>> be (SambaSID=%s*) instead of (SambaSID=%s) since the domain sid is
>> passed in and we want to match all groups that start with that
>> SID?
>I haven't looked at the code you mention yet, but what you describe
>sounds right.  Mind sending me a patch ?
Here it is, courtesy of know...rules and all....

--- passdb/pdb_ldap.c~  2006-05-03 15:25:40.000000000 -0500
+++ passdb/pdb_ldap.c   2006-05-03 16:41:01.000000000 -0500
@@ -4304,7 +4304,7 @@
        state->scope = LDAP_SCOPE_SUBTREE;
        state->filter = talloc_asprintf(search->mem_ctx,
- "(sambaGroupType=%d)(sambaSID=%s))",
+ "(sambaGroupType=%d)(sambaSID=%s*))",
                                        type, sid_string_static(sid));
        state->attrs = talloc_attrs(search->mem_ctx, "cn", "sambaSid",
                                    "displayName", "description",

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