[Samba] vampire fails because of Debian smbldap-tools problem

John H Terpstra jht at Samba.Org
Thu Nov 25 00:08:42 GMT 2004

On Wednesday 24 November 2004 17:00, Geoff Scott wrote:
> > The issue of this thread was authenticating machine accounts if I
> > remember correctly...
> No I was just having a hard time getting the smbldap tools to work
> properly. It all came down to me not knowing at what point you switch from
> chapter 6 of the example book to chapter 8 to vampire accounts of the NT
> server.  Of course if you vampire accounts straight after you use the
> preload.ldif then you end up with different GID's than what the smbldap
> tools expect in their defaults. therefore the vampire fails as the expected
> GID for the group is different to what vampire sets up as it creates the
> groups from the NT server.
>  It would be nice if John could add to chapter 8 something like: Build the
> Base server the same as in Chapter 6 including step ? "using the
> smbldap-populate script" then continue with vampiring the accounts.

I'll consider this when I do the update in January.

John T.
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