samba4 adduser

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Fri Apr 25 13:25:48 GMT 2008

On Fri, 2008-04-25 at 15:02 +0200, Nicolas.CLEMENTZ at wrote:
> Hi,
>       I'm trying to add user on samba4 alpha3, what is best/official way to
> proceed ? The howto say to use swat, but it seem thas swat is note
> available, so I try with :
> - dsa.mcs on WinXP, but I've the error
> smbd outpud (-d 4)
>    Found account name from PAC: Administrator []
>    Warning: 60 extra bytes in incoming RPC request
>    Kerberos: TGS-REQ administrator at UHA.FR from for
>    kadmin/changepw at UHA.FR [renewable, forwardable]
>    Kerberos: TGS-REQ authtime: 2008-04-25T10:46:43 starttime:
>    2008-04-25T14:48:17 endtime: 2037-09-13T04:48:05 renew till: unset
>    kpasswdd: gensec_update failed: NT_STATUS_LOGON_FAILURE
>    using SPNEGO
>    Selected protocol [5][NT LM 0.12]
>    Found account name from PAC: Administrator []

I'm not sure what is wrong here - perhaps for some reason we are using
the wrong keytab or something.  Sadly this area is not currently tested
in 'make test'. 

> - bin/smbpython setup/newuser --unixname=user5 user5 (user5 exist in
> passwd)
> New Password:
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "setup/newuser", line 54, in <module>
>     creds = credopts.get_credentials()
> TypeError: get_credentials() takes exactly 2 arguments (1 given)

This is fixed in the current GIT tree (including tests to ensure it
stays that way!).

Andrew Bartlett

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

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