[Samba] add user script w/ idealx perl script (ldap)

Jim jcllings at tsunamicomm.net
Sun Jan 5 12:10:02 GMT 2003

I have exactly the same bug.  Your original email was dated 24 May 2002 
so I can safely assume that either you solved the problem or have since 
been institutionalized. ;-)

Anyway, I sure could use your help.

Jim C.

> Dear samba guru,
> I have a little bug i can't solve. It is pretty misterious to me,
> must be a problem how samba execute the add user script. Now here
> is the situation. I've compiled samba 2.2.4 with ldap 2.0.23 to run
> as PDC with win2k workstations. Everything works as expected except
> the add user script to add workstation automaticly to the domain.
> add user script = /usr/local/sbin/smbldap-useradd.pl -w %u
> This script is working fine when i run it in command line. But
> when it's executed by samba when trying to join the domain, it
> fails in a weird way. Here is the log :
> [2002/05/16 14:34:34, 0] passdb/pdb_ldap.c:pdb_getsampwnam(777)
>   LDAP search "(&(uid=yannick-2k_)(objectclass=sambaAccount))" returned 0
> entries.
> [2002/05/16 14:34:34, 0] rpc_server/srv_netlog_nt.c:get_md4pw(176)
>   get_md4pw: Workstation yannick-2k$: no account in domain
> [2002/05/16 14:45:48, 0] passdb/pdb_ldap.c:pdb_getsampwnam(777)
>   LDAP search "(&(uid=yannick-2k_)(objectclass=sambaAccount))" returned 0
> entries.
> [2002/05/16 14:45:49, 0]
> rpc_server/srv_samr_nt.c:_api_samr_create_user(1929)
>   User yannick-2k$ does not exist in system password file (usually
> /etc/passwd). Cannot add account without a valid local system user.
> I also tried the unix passwd sync parameters, and got some other problems
> that are unresolved since i posted them a couple days ago.
> (Samba+PDC+LDAP (add user script + unix passwd sync) Can't call perl script)
> There is just something i don't get (how samba are executing the scripts
> since they are working in command line!).
> A little hand would be appreaciated!
> Thanks,
> Yannick Tousignant
> ======================
> Network Administrator
> OKA Computer Systems ltd.

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