More forest trust related patches

Stefan (metze) Metzmacher metze at
Tue May 5 14:41:52 MDT 2015

Hi Andrew,

>> I moved a lot more stuff to the -ok branch (Note I also changed fixed some
>> of the dsdb_trust_* helper functions compared to the last patchset!)
>> It passed autobuild a few times and it's ready for master from my site.
>> Note that samba-tool domain trust create needs to generate a true
>> utf8 based password if --no-aes-keys is given, this is required
>> because our kerberos client code can't handle random utf16munged passwords
>> for arcfour-hmac-md5 pre-auth yet.
>> However there're a few TODO's in the remaining patches.
>> It's mainly related to bug #11130, where we should allow
>> The same applies also for trust accounts (I guess it's just based on the
>> '$').
>> It's allowed as a client and also as a service principal.
>> I added some tests for it and hacked a mostly working (but ugly
>> implementation),
>> Andrew maybe you can work out a better fix :-)
>> Note that winbindd uses MYDOMAIN at OTHERREALM for kinit and generates some
>> warnings
>> without the fix for bug #11130, but it still work fine.
>> Please review and push the -ok patches.
> This is really, really good.  The only concern I still have is around
> testing.  We need tests that 
> - walk over all the new samba-tool domain commands.  That is important
> because otherwise we won't even notice if we break them when trying
> python3 upgrades, or other sweeping changes. 

I guess this is only possible for the non changing commands
for the others we need two domains.

> - specifically test for the referral shown by behaviour
> HDB_ERR_WRONG_REALM.  This is important because we will soon need to
> update Heimdal, and folks like Debian combine Samba with untested
> upstream versions.

Ok, I'll see what I can do here.

>  - test for (the ban on) changing the trust password over LDAP


>  - test for listing local groups on the AD DC

What do you want specifically here?
I think we already test enumerating all groups including validation.

>  - test different KVNO values on trusts

What do you mean here exactly?
Changing the password a few times?

>  - test the new --local-dc (special_name) handling in Credentials


> I realise that some of this is tested in integration tests, but I'm
> starting to insist on unit tests (like the great work on the $ removal
> stuff) for KDC changes.  The other issue with the integration tests is
> that a number of tests (validation, namespaces) are being done in the
> environment creation, when these should be done as distinct unit tests. 


> I do realise I'm asking for a lot of work, and I'm happy to help on
> this, either between now and SambaXP, or at SambaXP, so we get this done
> right. 

It would be cool if you could work on a proper fix for bug #11130.


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