[Samba] Username could not be found

Craig White craigwhite at azapple.com
Tue Mar 21 00:25:21 GMT 2006

On Mon, 2006-03-20 at 21:40 +0200, Hakan BAYINDIR wrote:
> Hello,
>     I've asked this question before, and somebody helped me after
> sending my logs. I thank them very much. I've solved these problems but
> I still can't join the domain. I cannot see any major problem in the
> logs except the logging user cannot be found in the ldap DB but it's there.
>     To summarize the problem to first tmie readers; We have a windows
> PDC in our organization. We want to migrate this pdc to linux / samba.
> I've set up one, on a openSuSE 10.0.
> Windows machine request a log-in when trying to join domain as expected.
> after supplying user "root" and it's password, it tries to connect and
> says "username could not be found" wrong basswords return with "Bad user
> name or passwrd" error and also the shares are working as expected.
>     I'm attaching the samba logs (level 10), system messages (the slapd
> messages), my latest smb conf in a tar.gz to not to bug the reader's
> eye. Thank you for reading and trying to help.
> I'm woring on this for a long time and I don't have too much time. Help
> will be very appreciated.
I'm not looking at you enclosure.

can you access your LDAP via the command line...i.e. ldapsearch?

ldapsearch -x -h localhost -D 'your_rootbind_dn' -W '(ou=People)'



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