[Samba] LDAP problem

Tanguy Léost tanguy.leost at free.fr
Mon Jan 7 00:39:27 GMT 2008

le 07.01.2008 00:43  Quinn Fissler ecrivait :
> Why did you need to restore from the ldif?
> Are you sure it was a recent backup? How was it made?
> A quick way to browse the ldap data is:
>  slapcat | less
> on the ldap server. You can search quickly using the search functions in 
> "less" - just like in vi.
> The log looks odd - I don't have a samba installation to hand to check 
> but we see a user called "Invite" and also some entries which seem to be 
> due a null user name:
>  >>[2008/01/06 15:17:45, 3] auth/auth_sam.c:check_sam_security(244)
>  >>check_sam_security: Couldn't find user '' in passdb file.
> If I were you, I'd run tcpdump/snoop/wireshark and look at the dialogue 
> between the client and the pdc.
> Q

I forgot to mention something weird:
sometimes (maybe one time out of 10 or 15...) the PDC grants
me access to the domain. I can open a windows session, or have
access to a share on the PDC from my windows session.
...Keeps me even more confused.

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