Problem in Final Provision Script - samba4-pre-Alph9

Michael Ströder michael at
Mon Sep 14 07:43:50 MDT 2009

Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> 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'.  

I guess the problem is that your OpenLDAP binaries were not build with
configure option --enable-modules. But with most OpenLDAP deployments that is
what is used.

Ciao, Michael.

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