[Samba] samba ldap problem

Johan Hendriks Johan at double-l.nl
Fri Jul 17 06:18:22 MDT 2009

>>>> Hi,
>>>> we had this setup working for quite some time but after upgrading  
>>>> the
>>>> samba package things look different:
>>>> we now have the following samba/ldap setup:
>>>> samba-3.0.34p1-cups-ldap
>>>> openldap-server-2.3.43
>>>> the samba-ldap configuration is:
>>>> doing parameter ldap suffix = dc=foo,dc=ch
>>>> doing parameter ldap machine suffix =  
>>>> ou=Computers,ou=Samba,ou=system
>>>> snip....................
>>>> in this state we don't see any packets going to the ldap server
>>>> anymore.
>>>> Have you seen this behaviour or do you have any hints how we could
>>>> debug
>>>> this better?
>>> Very strange is also teh fact, that the first connection works, but
>>> gets interrupted in the middle somehow and then all subsequent
>>> attempts using smbclient fail:
>>> root:13# pgrep smbd
>>> 4268
>>> 30945
>>> root:14# smbclient -U mbalmer -L tesla
>>> Password:
>>> Domain=[EDUBS] OS=[Unix] Server=[Samba 3.0.34]
>>> snip ......................
>>> This is on OpenBSD 4.4/i386, btw.
>>> - Marc
>> Did you copy the new samba schema file from the new samba version to

>> the
>> openldap scheme directory?
>> I had some strange problems once after a update and that was the  
>> case in
>> my situation.

>Yes I did that, but of course the additional fields in the SambaDomain

>object are empty.  Do I need to full them with some values?

>- Marc

As far as i know not, in my case the copy of schema file was enough, i
could not imagine why it needs altering.
I mean this file (On FreeBSD).

And that needs to be copied to the loaction mentioned in your slapd.conf
in my case:
include         /usr/local/etc/openldap/schema/samba.schema


Checked by AVG - www.avg.com 
Version: 8.5.387 / Virus Database: 270.13.16/2240 - Release Date:
07/16/09 18:00:00

More information about the samba mailing list