[Samba] Can't add users with smbpasswd to LDAP

Bradley W. Langhorst brad at langhorst.com
Thu May 9 06:50:12 GMT 2002

On Thu, 2002-05-09 at 07:09, Alexander Skwar wrote:
> Hi!
> I'm using samba 2.2.4 and OpenLDAP 2.0.21 on MandrakeLinux 8.2.  In some
> howto, I read that I should be able to add users to the LDAP using
> sambas smbpasswd.  However:
> [root at teich smbldap-tools]# smbpasswd Admin
> New SMB password:
> Retype new SMB password:
> LDAP search "(&(uid=Admin)(objectclass=sambaAccount))" returned 0
> entries.
> Failed to find entry for user Admin.
> Failed to modify password entry for user Admin
> What did I do wrong?

did you put give the admin password to samba with the smbpasswd -j

are your sure that your administrator is named "Admin"?

run the search samba is running using ldapsearch and see if you get what
you expect.


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