[Samba] Samba 3 LDAP backend cannot authenticate

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Wed Dec 6 21:29:39 GMT 2006

On 12/6/06, Brad Askew <Brad.Askew at tsch.biz> wrote:
> I am trying to setup a samba3 pdc using samba 3.0.21b with openldap
> backend, running freebsd 6.1 release, and openldap server is version
> 2.2.30. The short of it is: I cannot get any of my windows boxes to join
> the domain. Also no ldap cn entries can login to the server, but if I
> attempt to login to say #su user1, where user1 is an entry in the LDAP
> directory, but does not have a unix account I can see that LDAP gets the
> search query, but I am still not able to log in. I basically do not know
> where to trouble shoot? Please any suggestions would be greatly
> appreciated. Thanks.
Can you give a brief description on your setup and what you have done
as from the description you have given I can only guess. Are you using
the smbldap_tools from IDEALX? How did you configure your ldap server?
Have you set up users for the machines? ...


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