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

David Mendenhall david at digitalfountain.com
Fri Jul 19 17:22:01 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

Ah. Thanks. How about the "wins server" error? Any other changes I should
be immediately aware of? I don't suppose you could shoot me an example
smb.conf for an ldap backend :)


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