[Samba] can't get samba 3.0.14a to work with ldap..part 2: smaba 3.0.15

Holger Wesser wesser at gmx.com
Wed Apr 27 14:30:09 GMT 2005

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The errors are thrown by the smbldap-scripts. So what version of the
smbldap-tools are you using? Did you install the perl modules Net::LDAP
and Crypt::SmbHash properly?


rich foo wrote:
| Hi...
| I posted a few days ago that I was having trouble getting samba 3.0.14a to
| work with ldap.  I switched up to 3.0.15pre2 and had much the same
| trouble.  I have been following the instructions in
| http://www.samba.org/samba/docs/Samba-Guide.pdf, but I am still having
| troubles.
| Here is what happens when i run smbldap-populate:
| mercury:/usr/local/samba/sbin# ./smldap-populate -a root -k 0 -m 0
| Populating LDAP directory for domain TESTNET
| (S-1-5-21-4179843118-1526938909-891067941)
| (using builtin directory structure)
| Use of uninitialized value in string ne at ./smbldap-populate line 165
| Use of uninitialized value in concactenation (.) or string at
| ./smbldap-populate line 170
| entry o=ssfsnet already exist.
| adding new entry: ou=People,o=ssfsnet
| adding new entry: ou=Groups,o=ssfsnet
| adding new entry: ou=Computers,o=ssfsnet
| Can't call method "dn" on an undefined value at ./smbldap-populate line
| 442, <GEN1> line 6.
| mercury:/usr/local/samba/sbin#
| I can't figure out what is wrong...The smb.conf is taken straight from the
| documentation and the smbldap tools should be properly configured.  Every
| thing is "by the book" but I still can't seem to get it working.  Could
| somebody perhaps post somewhere a working smb.conf and perhaps a slapcat
| dump (minus users, of course) or even a working smbldap.conf?  I know I'm
| probably just missing something stupid, but I am out of ideas
| Thanks in advance,
| Rich

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