[Samba] How to get rid of misspelled DNA entry?

Peter Serbe peter at serbe.ch
Sun Mar 8 14:17:57 MDT 2015

Thank You Sebastian!

I wanted to try out LAM, but due to a lack of time I haven't done 
so far. I will also check Apache Directory Tool and then decide, 
which one is easier to use (given there is no relevant experience
around). I'll report my findings. 

Best regards

Sebastian Henrich schrieb am 08.03.2015 20:33:

> Hi,
> I found a way to delete these ghost entries. All you need is an LDAP
> tool like Apache Directory Studio. Then you connect via LDAP to the AD.
> Inside the LDAP tree is a subtree named msdns (or similiar, I'm not able
> to access my workstation at the moment). There you can find the buggy
> entry and delete it. Before deleting something it's perhaps a good idea
> to make a backup of the samba configuration, especially the files under
> /var/lib/samba/private/sam.ldb.d where the configuration is stored.
> If you need a detailed howto or somebody wants to add this to the wiki,
> let me know.
> Regards
>  Sebastian
> Am 06.03.2015 um 13:02 schrieb Peter Serbe:
>> Dear list, 
>> I have a strange problem. In RSAT is had a typo when 
>> adding a reverse lookup entry, i.e. I added something 
>> like "host.samdo.com" instead of "host.samdom.com". 
>> No a reverse lookup yields to entries, the correct one 
>> and the misspelled one. :-( 
>> Deleting it in RSAT is impossible, as the misspelled 
>> entry doesn't show up here. Deleting in by samba-tool 
>> is also not possible, as it states erroneously, that 
>> the entry wasn't existent. 
>> I experimented a bit: it isn't possible to even add 
>> an reverse lookup entry with a misspelled domain name. 
>> But it should be possible to delete that bogus entry 
>> anyway.
>> How can I get rid of my "host.samdo.com" entry? 
>> Thank You in advance! & Best regards
>> Peter
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