[Samba] unknown parameter "ldap server", head branch

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Fri Jul 19 16:22:03 GMT 2002

David Mendenhall wrote:
> I've fetched and compiled the latest from cvs --with-ldapsam, and didn't
> appear to have any problem.
> testparm complains thusly:
> ERROR: both 'wins support = true' and 'wins server = <server>' cannot be set
> in the smb.conf file. nmbd will abort with this setting.
> ...even though there is no "wins server" entry in the smb.conf, but it then
> reports everything else correctly.
> When I run smbstatus, I get the following:
> # /usr/local/samba/bin/smbstatus
> Unknown parameter encountered: "ldap server"
> Ignoring unknown parameter "ldap server"
> Unknown parameter encountered: "ldap port"
> Ignoring unknown parameter "ldap port"
> Unknown parameter encountered: "domain admin group"
> Ignoring unknown parameter "domain admin group"
> sessionid.tdb not initialised
> And when I do an smbadduser, it seems to function properly, but doesn't
> create an ldap entry. Did I miss a step or a compile option somewhere? I'd
> be glad to provide any more info if someone thinks they can help.

We changed things :-)

Use 'passdb backend = ldapsam:ldap://my.ldap.server:port unixsam' for
2.2 like behaviour.

The unixsam thing might or might not go away during the course of 3.0
alpha, and the entire passdb subsystem is in for a rewrite...)

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                 abartlet at pcug.org.au
Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team  abartlet at samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at hawkerc.net
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