samba 4 - 'domain admin' accounts behaving like normal users; inexplicable errors

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Sun Sep 19 15:56:58 MDT 2010

On Sun, 2010-08-29 at 17:46 -0600, Ben Hodgens wrote:
> I'm running Samba 4.0.0alpha12-GIT-UNKNOWN; I checked it out on 8-11-2010. This 
> is on an up-to-date Debian 5.0.5 (lenny) 32 bit x86 machine.

> Unfortunately, I'm not seeing anything in the samba.log file which might 
> indicate the cause of this problem, one way or the other. (The only thing in 
> there is relating to samba_dnsupdate, which I wouldn't expect to work - I'm 
> using dnsmasq not bind; might this be the fault?).

Is there any reason you don't use the recommended tools?

It may be irrelevant, but when trying to debug in inexplicable, it's
best to use tools as close as possible to those which we test.  

Andrew Bartlett

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