Problem in Final Provision Script - samba4-pre-Alph9

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Mon Sep 14 07:30:07 MDT 2009

On Mon, 2009-09-14 at 15:28 +0200, Michael Ströder wrote:
> Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> > On Sat, 2009-09-12 at 14:17 +0200, Michael Ströder wrote:
> >> Michael Ströder wrote:
> >>> Oliver Liebel wrote:
> >>>> sorry, i didnt tested it with the latest version from git.
> >>>> but im sure andrew will know where to focus, as he
> >>>> reworked in several parts to integrate
> >>>> provision-backend in provision.
> >>>>
> >>>> looks like for some reason s4 cant make a proper connect to the ldapi-socket
> >>>> on therefore provision fails.
> >>> For me it boils down to that slapo-deref is mentioned as being missing
> >>> although it is available on my system.
> >> Hmm, where are the 'moduleload' directives in the setup directory?
> > 
> > Samba4 relies on the behaviour from recent OpenLDAP releases (possibly
> > gone missing in very recent versions) that uses the default module
> > directory and a mapping from overlay names to module names.  (Because I
> > don't want to try and guess those OpenLDAP configuration details).
> But it simply does not work. Note that I'm always testing with fresh checkout
> from OpenLDAP's CVS branch OPENLDAP_REL_ENG_2_4.

Indeed.  It used to, and until OpenLDAP returns that that behaviour, we
won't function.  If need be, I'll work this out with Howard when I see
him this week.

I am loathed to return Samba4 to 'guess the OpenLDAP configuration'.  

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                      
Authentication Developer, Samba Team 
Samba Developer, Cisco Inc.
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