[PATCH] samba-tools: add computer subcommand

Andreas Schneider asn at samba.org
Fri Mar 9 08:08:20 UTC 2018

On Tuesday, 6 March 2018 11:16:15 CET Bjoern Baumbach via samba-technical 
> On 03/06/2018 09:20 AM, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> > Did you ever make any progress on this?
> Hi Andrew,
> I was busy with other things. Thank you for the reminder. I've just
> fixed a few things to provide the first basic version (attached to this
> mail). Hope it helps so far. The newcomputer() function would need to be
> extended, but should be sufficient for a basic functionality
> The documentation will also follow later.

Hi Björn,

thanks for working on this. When I was at MS to test Samba AD with MIT 
Kerberos I needed to write a script to setup Samba the way the MS Testsuite 
expects the DC to be set up. As several commands in samba-tool were not 
available I needed to modify ldap directly.

So if you're working in this area right now, you might want to look at:


to what might be missing in order to easily set up computers and user 



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Samba Team                             asn at samba.org

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