net ads dns and self tests ...

Richard Sharpe realrichardsharpe at
Mon Apr 25 15:54:17 UTC 2016

On Mon, Apr 25, 2016 at 8:51 AM, Richard Sharpe
<realrichardsharpe at> wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 25, 2016 at 6:55 AM, Richard Sharpe
> <realrichardsharpe at> wrote:
>> Hi folks,
>> I have been trying to write a self test (testprogs/blackbox) to test
>> the net ads dns commands.
>> It seemed like I needed to do the following:
>> 1. Create privileged (an admin) and an unprivileged accounts.
>> 2. Run the commands from with both sets of creds and test that the
>> correct things happen.
>> However, if I run the test an an ad_dc_ntvfs style test, the first
>> part work but the second part fails with errors like Client not found
>> in kerberos database. If I run it as a local test nothing works :-(
>> Are there pre-existing creds I can use in a test like this?
> Hmmm, looking at what a make testenv provides, it seems that
> everything I need is there ...

Then again, a quick test shows that the admin account and password
work but I cannot figure out what account $PASSWORD applies to ...
time to dig into the code.

Richard Sharpe

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