samba4 as DC in 2008 R2 Forest

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Mon Feb 28 14:13:31 MST 2011

On Mon, 2011-02-28 at 07:45 -0800, danicat wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm trying to use samba4 to obtain a bdc for a win2k3 pdc with exchange 2k3
> I followed instructions in 
> Samba4_joining_a_domain  and at the end tried the join.
> I'm using the version downloaded today from git (Version
> 4.0.0alpha15-GIT-eeeae97) and build and quicktest has said ALL_OK
> When I try to perform the join to the domain I get the same error stated in
> this thread:
> Can't continue Schema load: didn't manage to convert any objects: all 172
> remaining of 2348 objects failed to convert
> Join failed - cleaning up
> ...
> ERROR(<type 'exceptions.TypeError'>): uncaught exception - Failed to process
> I tryed to follow the instructions of Eric but looking at ADSI Edit, Schema
> [ad.mydomain.local], CN=Schema,CN=Configuration,DC=mydomain,DC=local i find
> CN=ms-Exch-Bridgeheaded-Local-Connectors-DB-BL has its isSingleValue
> attribute already set to TRUE

The fix was to set it to false, but we thought that we were already
ignoring that value, and it would not account for that particular error
anyway - you fail to even import the schema. 

Is there anything different about the schema in use in your domain?


Andrew Bartlett

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

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