[Samba] Is there any limitation in cn field length??

Matthieu Patou mat at samba.org
Wed Oct 17 22:24:38 MDT 2012

On 10/16/2012 05:36 AM, felix at epepm.cupet.cu wrote:
> Hello:
> I'm using samba4.1.0pre1.
> I'm having some issues with users whose cn field length is shorter than 5
> characters in specific with the openfire server (jabber server).
> It was working fine when I had a windows 2003 server as a domain
> controller and once I migrated to samba4, users with short cn fields get
> an authentication error: Not authorized.
> Is there any limitation on the length of cn field??
Not that I'm aware of can you increase the log level of samba ?
Can you also see what's going on when you try to do
ldbsearch -H ldap://<ip_dc> -s base -Uuser%password

where user is a user with a short CN ?


Matthieu Patou
Samba Team

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