[Samba] Openldap + Samba 3 PDC

David Sonenberg dsonenberg at strozllc.com
Thu Dec 30 14:39:05 GMT 2004

Don't apologize, the obvious is the best place to start.  Yes I did set
the password by typing smbpasswd -w. 

David Sonenberg
Systems / Network Administrator
Stroz Friedberg, LLC
15 Maiden Lane, Suite 1208
New York, NY  10038
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-----Original Message-----
From: dbb at st-andrews.ac.uk [mailto:dbb at st-andrews.ac.uk] 
Sent: Thursday, December 30, 2004 9:44 AM
To: David Sonenberg
Cc: OpenLDAP-Software at openldap.org; samba at lists.samba.org
Subject: Re: [Samba] Openldap + Samba 3 PDC

Sorry if I'm stating the obvious, but you did run smbpasswd -w to set
the password properly?

(Going by memory so double check the flag )


Quoting David Sonenberg <dsonenberg at strozllc.com>:

> I'm trying to get Samba up but I can't seem to get the LDAP connection

> working correctly.  I can run a search from ldapsearch, but samba is 
> complaining that it can't connect.
> Here's the error from log.smbd
> [2004/12/29 16:04:04, 0] lib/smbldap.c:smbldap_connect_system(850)
>   failed to bind to server with dn= cn=Manager Error: Invalid 
> credentials
> [2004/12/29 16:04:04, 1] lib/smbldap.c:another_ldap_try(990)
>   Connection to LDAP server failed for the 1 try!

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