NT4-style domain with ldapsam:editposix [PATCH]

Rowland Penny repenny241155 at gmail.com
Sun Feb 28 08:40:18 UTC 2016

On 27/02/16 15:19, Rowland Penny wrote:
> On 26/02/16 17:03, Rowland Penny wrote:
>> Hi, I am trying to set up an NT4-style PDC without using 
>> smbldap-tools, I am basically following this webpage:
>> http://wiki.samba.gr.jp/mediawiki/index.php?title=How_to_build_Samba_PDC_%28squeeze%29. 
>> I am using Devuan jessie and self compiled Samba 4.3.5, all the 
>> recommended packages from the Samba wiki page are installed and only 
>> option passed to './configure is '--without-systemd'
>> I have got smb.conf setup and running (copy attached) and the 
>> openldap database has been populated, the only problem is that I 
>> cannot add any users with smbpasswd. Running 'smbpasswd -a 
>> <username>' gets the user added to ldap, but then smbpasswd 
>> segfaults. I have recompiled with '--enable-debug' and run smbpasswd 
>> with gdb and got the output shown in the attached file 'gdb_result'.
>> I have also attached an ldap dump and a level 10 log-wb-EXAMPLE from 
>> when I try to add the user.
>> Is this due to something I have done (or not done) or is it a bug ?
>> If it is a bug, I will open a bug report.
>> Rowland
> OK, I have now got 'smbpasswd -a' working, turned out, you shouldn't 
> believe everything you read, in this case 'man idmap_ldap' :-)
> The command to store the idmap admin password shown in idmap_ldap is 
> wrong, it should be 'net idmap set secret DOMAIN password', the 
> attached patch fixes this.
> Rowland

I take it back, I blew the config away and started again and I am back 
to where I was, 'smbpasswd' creates the user in ldap but then throws a 
wobbly, segfaults and refuses to add the password.

I am very sure that the patch I supplied is valid.


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