Samba 4 and Global Catalog

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Tue Jan 22 20:43:22 GMT 2008

On Tue, 2008-01-22 at 14:05 +0200, Nadezhda Ivanova wrote:
> On 1/21/08, Andrew Bartlett <abartlet at> wrote:
> >
> > And yes, we do support Ambiguous Name Resolution, where a search for
> > anr=foo expands into a much more complex search.  This is used from some
> > search dialogs in outlook (it is an exchange feature originally) and in
> > the management tools.
> Does ANR have to be enabled via configuration file, or is it enabled by
> default?
> I have Samba 4 alpha 2 installed. I added 3 users: John Doe, John Doery and
> Johnatan Doe and set their names and accounts as described in the HOWTO. The
> givenName and displayName attributes were set correctly. Then I sent an LDAP
> request (ldapsearch) with filter anr="John Doe" and got no results.
> Creating the identical users on a Win2003 and sending the exact same request
> returned 3 results - all three users, as it should be.
> Is this a bug or am I doing something wrong?

I think the problem is the quotes?  I'll have to add them to my testing
against windows...

Andrew Bartlett

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