SAMBA4 Member Machine Rename

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Mon Jul 9 22:19:03 GMT 2007

On Mon, 2007-07-09 at 18:04 -0400, Matt Schwartz wrote:
> Hello all,
> While testing SAMBA4 TP6, I've noticed something interesting when 
> renaming a domain member client machine.  Windows XP reports that the 
> machine rename is successful.  However, rather than a completely new dn 
> created in ldb, I saw an additional kerberos service principal with the 
> new name created under the old dn.  Additionally, the old kerberos 
> service principle was still present in ldb.  Was this done by design?

Very odd.  Could you retry with today's SVN?  I've just fixed up some
rename issues last night.

Also, if you can forward me a network trace (with the secrets.keytab) I
would love to look this over. 


Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                      
Authentication Developer, Samba Team 
Samba Developer, Red Hat Inc.        
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