error adding members to group

Matthieu Patou mat at
Wed Jun 23 02:30:04 MDT 2010

On 23/06/2010 12:08, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> On Wed, 2010-06-23 at 09:55 +0200, Matthias Dieter Wallnöfer wrote:
>> Hi Hannu,
>> your problem is due to manually saved "parentGUID"s on SAM objects. I
>> think we used this technology some time ago as some sort of hack but in
>> reality (as it is on Windows Server) they should be autogenerated as it
>> is now.
>> So, please edit your database using "ldbedit" eg "ldbedit -H
>> /usr/local/samba/private/sam.ldb" and look for "parentGUID" attributes.
>> Delete all occourrences.
>> This should fix the problem.
> I think upgradeprovision should solve this (at least, if not, then it
> should in future).
> Andrew Bartlett
I guess that somehow it is removed by upgradeprovision, but there is no 
explicit thing about this.
Is this attribute automatically removed by ldb module upon some actions ?


Matthieu Patou
Samba Team

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