[samba] Adding Domain Groups to local Groups Crashed XP

Daniel Wilson daniel.wilson at sunderland.ac.uk
Fri Dec 17 16:54:36 GMT 2004

Its just "frezzing", you cant do anything so a manual reboot is needed!

Christian Merrill wrote:

> Daniel Wilson wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Im using samba 3.0.9 with LDAP (Sun Iplanet 5.2 directory Server).
>> On an XP client, im trying to add "Domain Users" group to the Local
>> "Power Users" group (For windows updates etc...) However when i try to
>> add the group it just crashed the windows.
>> Also if i use the usrmgr.exe to edit groups, the usermgr also crashes,
>> nothing in logs to show any errors.
>> If i use windows 2000 pro to add "Domain Users" group to the Local
>> "Power Users" group it works but takes about 2 mins?
>> Any ideas anybody?
>> my smb.conf file:
>> [global]
>>        workgroup = UNI-STAFF
>>        passdb backend = ldapsam:ldap://yoda.sunderland.ac.uk
>>        username map = /usr/local/lib/usermap
>>        log level = 2
>>        logon path = \\uos-stud\profiles\%U
>>        logon home =
>>        domain logons = Yes
>>        os level = 33
>>        preferred master = Yes
>>        domain master = Yes
>>        ldap admin dn = "cn=Directory Manager"
>>        ldap group suffix = ou=domain-groups
>>        ldap idmap suffix = ou=domain-groups,dc=sunderland,dc=ac,dc=uk
>>        ldap machine suffix = ou=domain-computers
>>        ldap passwd sync = Yes
>>        ldap suffix = dc=sunderland,dc=ac,dc=uk
>>        idmap backend = ldap:ldap://yoda.sunderland.ac.uk
>> [netlogon]
>>        comment = netlogon share
>>        path = /usr/local/lib/netlogon
> I was recently doing some experimenting with Directory Server 5.2 and 
> Samba on Redhat AS 2.1 and RHEL3 and encountered a strange issue that 
> sounds somewhat related.  After everything was configured perfectly, 
> win2k clients could join the domain, log on and everything was 
> wonderful.  However whenever I tried to logon to an XP client with a 
> domain account, it would authenticate and then reboot the computer.  
> It does not do this with OpenLDAP...I was never able to make any more 
> progress on the issue and have since become sidetracked.
> Is your XP client actually crash (blue screen) or is it just rebooting?
> Christian

Daniel Wilson
Systems Administrator

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University of Sunderland
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