[Samba] problems adding machines after upgrade - sambaSID attribute incomplete!

Craig White craigwhite at azapple.com
Sat Mar 18 22:29:33 GMT 2006

On Sat, 2006-03-18 at 16:50 -0500, Pablo Chamorro C. wrote:
> > #2 - what do you get from command... 'net getlocalsid'   ?
> I get this:
> SID for domain XXX is: S-1-5-21-2502698289-3639879065-7544774837
> and the output of 'net getlocalsid DOMAIN' is:
> SID for domain DOMAIN is: S-1-5-21-2502698289-3639879065
> oops! it seems the error is here, XXX is our PDC name.  I kept a copy of 
> the previous secrets.tdb.  Comparing, I can see two differences: the 
> INFO\sandom_seed key changed and so does the SECRETS/SID/DOMAIN key! and I 
> can see that both the DOMAIN and PDC SID were the same!.
> Is it ok to change the SID for my DOMAIN as it was before in spite of the 
> fact that that SID is the same PDC SID? or do I need to change the PDC 
> SID too?
No - but it would seem to me that the DOMAIN SID is stored in LDAP and
not in secrets.tdb...

The PDC is the DOMAIN and obviously the SID for a PDC and the DOMAIN
should be the same.
> I appreciate very much your help.  We're gonna update our samba.schema 
> and to review our smbldap-tools config.
sounds like it might not be the config at all...but you better verify
that the smbldap-config file has the right SID


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