samba-tool domain join (W2k)

Matthias Dieter Wallnöfer mdw at
Sun Feb 12 02:41:18 MST 2012

Hi Andrew & Axel,

please look at my personal "master" branch for the new patches - 
hopefully they pass against Windows 2000.


Andrew Bartlett schrieb:
> On Thu, 2012-02-09 at 08:00 +1100, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
>> On Tue, 2012-01-31 at 08:25 +1100, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
>>> Axel,
>>> Thank you very much for your testing.  This is important, because you
>>> have uncovered an new issue with the script.  We need to catch
>>> this exception, because Windows 2000 servers do not return a
>>> msDS-keyVersionNumber attribute (essentially, it is always 0).
>>> It also confirms that Matthias' patch is correct for the first issue, as
>>> otherwise we would not get this far.
>> Axel,
>> I've pushed this change and a follow-up patch from Matthais to
>> autobuild.  If you could test out master later today it would be
>> appreciated!
> Matthias,
> I tried to push your patches from
>;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/join but
> s4:join python code - "msDS-keyVersionNumber" does not exist on Win2k
>;a=commitdiff;h=a63e5fe8ea878b1c6a29b51da7d510ba08e823b6 does not pass 'make test', so I've dropped it again.
> When you get a chance to sort that out, I look forward to tidying this
> up for our future users.
> In the meantime, sadly the easiest and most reliable way to migrate off
> windows 2000 is to do via windows 2003.
> Thanks,
> Andrew Bartlett

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