The strange issues happening with ad_dc_ntvfs environment

Douglas Bagnall douglas.bagnall at
Thu Apr 13 04:18:16 UTC 2023

On 13/04/23 05:35, Andreas Schneider via samba-technical wrote:
> Hi,
> there are strange things going on with the ad_dc_ntvfs environment. You can
> see it very well with the samba.tests.samba_tool.user.ad_dc_ntvfs test now.
> I've created a patch that samba-tool consistently uses LDAP and not a mix it
> with local operations.
> This fixed a lot of issues. However there is a test called `test_setpassword`
> which calls 'samba-tool user syncpassword' which can't use LDAP. So I've
> passed it the configuration. However this test fails now, see attached log.
> Is it possible that the samba process restarted and works on different
> databases now?
> Any other ideas?


Is this with a full make test, like you were doing in February? I can 
have a go at that overnight on Ubuntu 22.04.

First I'll try `make test TESTS=ntvfs`, just in case that works.


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