[Samba] Samba and LDAP Base DN

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Wed Mar 16 16:34:39 GMT 2005


If your binddn has changed you need to re-run:

	smbpasswd -w 'secret'

to update your secrets.tdb file.

- John T.

On Wednesday 16 March 2005 09:06, Misty Stanley-Jones wrote:
> More info: I tried deleting ou=corp (after making a backup of course) and
> still no dice.  As soon as I put back ou=corp and make the baseDN in
> smb.conf ou=corp, everything works.  If I take all the entries under
> ou=corp and copy them one level up, I can't authenticate to Samba anymore. 
> It doesn't make any sense.
> On Wednesday 16 March 2005 10:57 am, Misty Stanley-Jones wrote:
> > Right now, I have all of my Samba stuff under
> > ou=corp,dc=mycompany,dc=com. I have it this way because there used to
> > also be
> > ou=furn,dc=mycompany,dc=com with a different domain.  Now that I only
> > have one domain, I would like to move everything to dc=mycompany,dc=com. 
> > So I copy all of the subentries of ou=corp (ou=computers, ou=people,
> > ou=grooups, and the sambaDomainName entries) to dc=mycompany,dc=com.  I
> > change the /etc/ldap.conf files to all point to the new OU.  Perfect. 
> > However when I change the baseDN in my smb.conf, all of a sudden I cannot
> > authenticate. Even when doing smbcontrol smbd reload-config.  The only
> > thing I can figure is that it might be doing a 'sub' search and finding
> > two entries for my user, because I left the 'ou=corp' DN as it was.  Is
> > it that, or is there something else I have to do in order to restructure
> > my LDAP tree?
> >
> > TIA,
> > Misty

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