[Samba] pdbedit handles samba domain name incorrectly

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Fri Aug 8 06:11:37 GMT 2003

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On Thu, 7 Aug 2003, Marcus Blomenkamp wrote:

> Hi folks.
> I discovered this odd behaviour a few days ago while playing with SAMBA_3 for 
> the first time. The following points apply to samba-3.0.0beta and to 
> cvs-20030807. 
> 1. (tested with tdbsam) 
> If I create a user entry with pdbedit, the domain name field is not set to the 
> domain specified in the configuration file. For me it's getting set to the 
> local machine name. If I logon to a WinXP machine with this account, browsing 
> the network neighbourhood gets kind of strange, as windows assumes a 
> workgroup/domain with such a name then ;
> 2. (tested with ldapsam)
> If I try to enumerate the users stored in databse, pdbedit and in turn ldapsam 
> searches with the wrong filter. Also here a machine name is used instead of 
> the correct domain name. 

This actually looks right because it doesn't appear that you have 
configured samba as a PDC.  

cheers, jerry
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