[Samba] Re: Member Server creates sambaDomainName LDAP entry

Jamrock news_jamrock at yahoo.com
Wed Jan 30 14:18:47 GMT 2008

"Brian High" <high at u.washington.edu> wrote in message
news:479A74CB.40309 at u.washington.edu...
> Short version:
> Why does my domain member server create a sambaDomainName entry in LDAP?
> Long Version:
> I have created a Domain Member Server for a "NT4 style" Samba domain
> with an LDAP backend.
> It is a print server, running Winbind (because it solved a group SID
> mapping problem and an 'invalid SID' error in syslog), and it works fine
> in all other respects, but this:
> After joining the domain, the member server creates a sambaDomainName
> entry in LDAP that I don't think should be there.  It is of the form:
> sambaDomainName=HOSTNAME,dc=example,dc=com
> ... where HOSTNAME is the hostname of the domain member server.
> I have Googled this and have come up with some posts to this list:
To which LDAP server is your smb.conf file pointing?  The one on the member
server or the one on the domain controller?

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