net vampire - error

Michael Wood esiotrot at
Tue Oct 19 02:45:00 MDT 2010

2010/10/19 Kamen Mazdrashki <kamenim at>:
> Hi magnus,
> 2010/10/18 Magnus Benngård <magnus.b at>:
>> Ok, lets try again...
>> ./ldbdel -H /usr/local/samba/private/sam.ldb
>> "CN=FS-MLM,CN=Computers,DC=gbg,DC=inputinterior,DC=se" -r
>> Deleted 1 records
>> Didn't get a match for the other 2 deletes...
>> Inlcude the log when trying to "vampire"...
> Log file looks a little bit strange just before the failure.
> For some reason, your PDC doesn't return what is expected in RootDSE.
> Another thing I've noticed is that your machines are in different networks.
> Why is that?
> PDC is in, and it seems the machine you are
> vampiring with is in network.
> I don't know what the exact problem Samba may experience because
> of this though. Just a note.

Just for reference, I have managed to vampire a remote Windows
machine, so I don't think there should be problems with the machines
being on different networks.  I last tried this a few months ago,

> What I suggest is:
> I will do a little bit more testing on my machine to see if there is
> a bug with RootDSE searches (now I notice, that in log I've got from
> Aaron few days ago, RootDSE contains duplicated attribute values, so
> it seems there is a bug here)
> In the meanwhile, could you check what RootDSE search gives you
> against your PDC?
> In case you don't know, you may do this by running something like:
>> bin/ldbsearch -H ldap:// -b '' -s base "objectclass=*"
>> bin/ldbsearch -H ldap:// -b '' -s base "objectclass=*"
> And also, could you please try re-vampiring with the two machines in
> same network?

Michael Wood <esiotrot at>

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