[Samba] Re: Re: SMB+LDAP Question ...

Thomas Nilsen thomas.nilsen at doc-s.co.uk
Fri Jan 17 18:32:01 GMT 2003

Thanks for the help Mathieu,

Turns out it was /etc/ldap.conf causing the problem. nss_base_passwd,
nss_base_group & nss_base_shadow was set to ou=Users.... Of course, if the
machine account is supposed to log on from a ou=Computers, this will prevent

I think I'll sit down and write a complete howto on getting all of this
working together. Most existing howto's seems to only include bits of the

Thanks again.


-----Original Message-----
From: Matthieu Turpault [mailto:matthieu.turpault at comelis.fr]
Sent: 17. januar 2003 09:54
To: Thomas Nilsen; samba at lists.samba.org
Subject: RE: [Samba] Re: Re: SMB+LDAP Question ...

In your smb.conf file, try to replace the line
	ldap suffix = "ou=Users, dc=stavanger-british-school, dc=no"
      ldap suffix = "dc=stavanger-british-school, dc=no"

> -----Message d'origine-----
> De : samba-admin at lists.samba.org [mailto:samba-admin at lists.samba.org]De
> la part de Thomas Nilsen
> Envoyé : jeudi 16 janvier 2003 18:37
> À : samba at lists.samba.org
> Objet : [Samba] Re: Re: SMB+LDAP Question ...
> "Matthieu Turpault" <matthieu.turpault at comelis.fr> wrote in message
> > Could you post your smb.conf and the ldif file which corresponds to a
> > computer and a user account ? I think that a attribute of your
> LDAP entry
> is
> > wrong
> Please find enclosed a LDIF file of root/Administrator and all the NT
> groups.
> The existing ws01$ is the machine account that is created during the
> joining, but as explained it does not complete.
> I've been trying both root and administrator when joining, and both fails
> with the "the account used is a computer account..]

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