[Samba] Error looking for next uid at /usr/sbin//smbldap_tools.pm line 993.

Craig White craigwhite at azapple.com
Sun Jan 21 06:07:03 GMT 2007

On Sat, 2007-01-20 at 19:47 +0100, GNUtoo at no-log.org wrote:
> # smbldap-useradd samba
> Error looking for next uid at /usr/sbin//smbldap_tools.pm line 993.
> here my config:
> i have already populated the database:
> # smbldap-populate
> Populating LDAP directory for domain Workgroup
> (S-1-5-21-4205727931-4131263253-1851132061)
> (using builtin directory structure)
> entry dc=GNUtoo,dc=org already exist.
> entry ou=Users,dc=GNUtoo,dc=org already exist.
> entry ou=Groups,dc=GNUtoo,dc=org already exist.
> entry ou=Computers,dc=GNUtoo,dc=org already exist.
> entry ou=Idmap,dc=GNUtoo,dc=org already exist.
> entry uid=root,ou=Users,dc=GNUtoo,dc=org already exist.
> entry uid=nobody,ou=Users,dc=GNUtoo,dc=org already exist.
> entry cn=Domain Admins,ou=Groups,dc=GNUtoo,dc=org already exist.
> entry cn=Domain Users,ou=Groups,dc=GNUtoo,dc=org already exist.
> entry cn=Domain Guests,ou=Groups,dc=GNUtoo,dc=org already exist.
> entry cn=Domain Computers,ou=Groups,dc=GNUtoo,dc=org already exist.
> entry cn=Administrators,ou=Groups,dc=GNUtoo,dc=org already exist.
> entry cn=Account Operators,ou=Groups,dc=GNUtoo,dc=org already exist.
> entry cn=Print Operators,ou=Groups,dc=GNUtoo,dc=org already exist.
> entry cn=Backup Operators,ou=Groups,dc=GNUtoo,dc=org already exist.
> entry cn=Replicators,ou=Groups,dc=GNUtoo,dc=org already exist.
> adding new entry: sambaDomainName=IDEALX-NT,dc=GNUtoo,dc=org
> failed to add entry: naming attribute 'sambaDomainName' is not present in
> entry at /usr/sbin/smbldap-populate line 471, <GEN1> line 21.
> Please provide a password for the domain root:
> Changing password for root
> New password :
> Retype new password :
> do i need to post all the config files?
seems that what you need to do is to fix smbldap.conf to match the
sambaDomainName (I am quite certain that you need to change it from
IDEALX-NT) and change any other configuration items in there as
appropriate too.


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