RE [Samba] smbldap-useradd -w won't create machine account

John Drescher drescherjm at
Wed Apr 2 17:01:20 GMT 2008

On Wed, Apr 2, 2008 at 12:22 PM, Quinn Fissler <qfissler at> wrote:
> samba uses nss_ldap for the check during the add - ie it uses smbldap to add
> and then uses nssldap to check the account was created.
> The problem arises if the nssldap isn't configured properly.
> if you do
>     getent passwd
> on the samba host, does it work? do you see ldap users or only local
> (/etc/passwd)?
This works and I do see both the users from /etc/passwd and ldap.


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