[Samba] Re: Transfering Machine Accounts / MACHINE.SID

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Tue Dec 30 04:28:43 GMT 2003

On Mon, 29 Dec 2003, Craig White wrote:

> On Mon, 2003-12-29 at 11:37, Sharp, Clint wrote:
> > Quotes are required around the two ldap:// URIs AFAIK.  I've not used AS
> > 3, but on 8 I've always built from Source RPM as I've also added ACL
> > support (pretty easy with the Redhat kernels, and even though they say
> > it's not stable, I've yet to have any problems with it).  I'd go grab
> > Samba 3.0.1 source RPMs from the Samba website and build from there, or
> > even upgrade to 3.0.1 from the Redhat RPMs on the Samba site, as those
> > are known to have proper LDAP support included.
> ---
> It's a bit vague (changelog's for various changes since 3.0.0) but
> apparently they've fixed 'more' ldap group mappings
> searches...undoubtedly good - does that mean that it would be safe to
> have Computers in their own ou or even with 3.0.1 would they still have
> to be in ou=People?

No. The search facility has not been fixed in 3.0.1. You should still use
the People container for Machine accounts with 3.0.1.

- John T.

> I haven't a clue where AS 3 fits in RH 8/9 scheme - me thinks more like
> 9. I have been reticent to add 'value' to the Red Hat offering but ended
> up compiling Netatalk and Webmin from source since they aren't
> supported. I am gonna have to think about this one...
> Thanks,
> Craig

John H Terpstra
Email: jht at samba.org

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