[Samba] getlocalsid error

Craig White craigwhite at azapple.com
Tue Mar 7 03:32:56 GMT 2006

On Mon, 2006-03-06 at 17:13 -0800, Mont Rothstein wrote:
> I am trying to integrate Samba version is 3.0.10 with Fedora Directory
> Server (1.0.1) on RHEL 4.
> I am attempting to follow:
> http://directory.fedora.redhat.com/wiki/Howto:Samba
> but I am getting an error with net getlocalsid.  The output is:
> [2006/03/06 10:00:21, 0] lib/smbldap.c:smbldap_connect_system(850)
>   failed to bind to server with dn= cn=Directory Manager Error: Can't
> contact LDAP server
>         (unknown)
> [2006/03/06 10:00:21, 0] lib/smbldap.c:smbldap_search_suffix(1155)
>   smbldap_search_suffix: Problem during the LDAP search: (unknown) (Timed
> out)
> SID for domain RHELES4RS1 is: S-1-5-21-807157010-1821471989-4121009367
> While I get a SID I assume I should not proceed with these errors.
> I've gone over my config I can't find my error.  I've searched online and
> can't find anything.
> The full ouput of testparm is below.
> Any ideas as to what I've done wrong?
We're sort of lacking confirmation that you can actually query the LDAP
server including binding as cn=Directory Manager from the command line.
There's no reason to believe at this point that the problem is Samba


ps - I would heavily recommend against sharing your /root directory via

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