[Samba] smbldap-useradd problem

Quinn Fissler qfissler at gmail.com
Thu Sep 27 08:45:14 GMT 2007

Have you changed your SID?

net getlocalsid

Maybe you have a different SID in ldap to that configured in smbldap
such that the group lookups fail.

The differences between using the net command and using smbldap tools include;

## Bind credentials:
With smbldap you bind directly to the ldap server using the
credentials in the smbldap_bind.conf
If you use the net command (and others) it uses nss_ldap (using either
anonymous bind or the credentials in /etc/ldap.conf or

## SID lookup
The net command looks in ldap or tdb for the SID whereas with smbldap
you can set the SID explicitly in smbldap.conf - ensure that it's

On 27/09/2007, Frank Van Damme <frank.vandamme at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 9/26/07, Quinn Fissler <qfissler at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Does it work if you run it as root?
> I ran it as root, sorry for the confusing "$" command prompt.
> --
> Frank Van Damme   A: Because it destroys the flow of the conversation
>                   Q: Why is it bad?
>                   A: No, it's bad.
>                   Q: Should I top post in replies to mails or on usenet?

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