[Samba] creating OU with samba4

Rowland Penny rowlandpenny at googlemail.com
Tue Nov 11 12:31:27 MST 2014

On 11/11/14 19:17, Felipe_G0NZ4LEZ_S4NTI4G0(); wrote:
> Hello guys!
> How I can create an organizationalUnit (OU)?
> Now I created an user into an OU already existent, but I need to create a new OU.
> I tried with:
> root at s1 :~#nano file.ldif
> dn: ou=MyOU,DC=dominio,DC=pdc,DC=cu
> objectClass: top
> objectClass: organizationalUnit
> ou: MyOU
> root at s1 :~#ldbadd --url=/var/lib/samba/private/sam.ldb file.ldif
> but when I search MyOU on the Active Directory with the AD Users and Computers tool from windows I can't find it. MyOU do not appear into the container for OUs.
> Regards. Philippe.
> III Escuela Internacional de Invierno en la UCI del 17 al 28 de febrero del 2014. Ver www.uci.cu
OK, I normal use an ldif like this:

dn: OU=Managers,DC=example,DC=com
changetype: add
objectClass: top
objectClass: organizationalunit
description: Managers OU

and then add it with:

ldbmodify -H /var/lib/samba/private/sam.ldb ou.ldif


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