John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Sat Jun 14 01:20:59 GMT 2003

On Fri, 13 Jun 2003, Paulo Fonseca Jr. wrote:

> Hi,
> I trying to configure my FreeBSD as a network PDC and when I'm running
> smbpasswd to add machine's name I retrieve the message:
> command: smbpasswd -m -a marcia$ or
>                   smbpasswd -m -a marcia
> fetch_ldap_pw: no ldap secret retrieve.
> ldap_connect_system: Failed to retrieve password for   from secrets.tdb
> help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

You need to store the LDAP manager password into secrets.tdb so that Samba
can update the LDAP database. See man page for smbpasswd.

- John T.
John H Terpstra
Email: jht at samba.org

More information about the samba mailing list