[Samba] Samba and LDAP: Trouble adding Win XP machines to the domain

mikelOn mikel.santos at idom.es
Wed Jun 27 08:26:51 GMT 2007

Sorry, I was wrong. After changing such value the machines are added with a
number above 50000 but still cannot join the domain.

I will keep comparing the records created by the script and the LAM and give
some feedback.

Thanks for your help.

Asier Baranguán wrote:
> mikelOn escribió:
>> This morning I wanted to review the smbldap-useradd perl script to see if
>> there is any place (config file or so) where I can indicate the base
>> number
>> I want for the machines.
>> ¿Do I need to set that "base" uidNumber somewhere? ¿Why must it be set to
>> above than 50000?
>> ¿Did you ever experience anything similar?
> (I suppose you have executed the smbldap-populate script)
> When you execute the smbldap-populate you can pass some parameters to set
> the first 
> uid/gid number that will be assigned to the users/groups. This scripts
> read the value from 
> the sambaDomainName LDAP entry and updates it when adding groups/users. I
> think this 
> values are the uidNumber and gidNumber attributes, but I'm not sure.
> As LAM doesn't use the smbldap scripts it has different starting numbers
> (see the lam.conf 
> file, usually at /usr/share/ldap-account-manager/config) AFAIK this is
> used to separate 
> regular unix accounts from LDAP accounts to prevent overlapping.
> Look at your /etc/passwd file and slapcat output for id collision. Perhaps
> that was your 
> problem.
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