[Samba] Problems with Samba 3.4 under Opensolaris snv_111b

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Mon Sep 7 16:23:56 MDT 2009

On Mon, Sep 07, 2009 at 11:41:00PM +0200, Ralf Hornik Mailings wrote:
> "ldapsam_modify_entry: LDAP Password could not be changed for user  
> admin: Invalid syntax"
> "Encountered an unexpected requestValue sequence element tag."

That one should be fixed in 3.4.1. See bug 5886.

> The workaround is to set the passwd and smbpasswd in one skript. But  
> that is not a good idea, since users have to change their passwords for 
> unix and windows seperately.
> Second, joining a Windows XP host to the domein is sometimes possible,  
> sometimes not. When I add a machine account using "smbpasswd -a -m  
> host$" sometimes it fails with:
> "pdb_default_create_user: failed to create a new user structure:  

This can happen when you have nscd running. Try without
during those operations.

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