[Samba] Strange issue with Samba + LDAP + Domain Member
rayklassen at gmail.com
Mon Feb 16 17:08:16 GMT 2009
I get around this by including
if nss_ldap isn't looking in your computers tree for passwd entries,
it will never see them as unix accounts.
On Sun, Feb 15, 2009 at 1:27 PM, John Drescher <drescherjm at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 15, 2009 at 12:27 PM, Bryan Celentano
> <bryan.celentano at ultracontrols.aero> wrote:
>> I keep posting but no replies yet, this is a new issue, the rest I seem to
>> have fixed.
>> I have an odd issue:
>> * When I do net rpc join the PDC creates the account, and puts it into
>> LDAP, which looks fine.
>> * I then can access the domain and winbind works fine from the Domain
>> Member server.
>> * On the PDC I see the following error: "pdb_get_group_sid: Failed to
>> find Unix account for member$"
>> * So I had a look into the nss_ldap and found it wasn't searching the
>> ou=computers, so I added this in, and the error goes.
>> * Then I have a new issue, the domain member and winbind fails with
>> * So I remove the nss_ldap entry for the ou=computers and it all works
>> Has anyone come across this issue? Any help would be great.
> Yes. I have this issue (and have had it for at least 5 years) using
> the smbldap-tools. To workaround I now just precreate an account using
> LAM (http://lam.sourceforge.net/) and then all is well with the PDC
> join. The previous workaround was to create a user for the machine
> account on the pdc first in the /etc/passwd.
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