[Samba] Using samba-python to query AD? Status of API?

mathias dufresne infractory at gmail.com
Thu Nov 5 15:21:55 UTC 2015

"samba-tool ldapcmp ..." uses ldap:// to compare, or at least it can use
ldap://. As it is samba-tool command, it is a Python script. Perhaps you'll
find what you want in that...

2015-11-05 15:59 GMT+01:00 pisymbol . <pisymbol at gmail.com>:

> On Wed, Nov 4, 2015 at 4:44 PM, Rowland Penny
> <rowlandpenny241155 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Ah, you want to search AD with python, as in 'ldbsearch -H
> > /usr/local/samba/private/sam.ldb' (this will dump the AD database)
> > You will find lots of 'examples' in the python 'samba' directory that an
> > install of a samba DC creates, these are used by samba-tool, well
> actually,
> > they are samba-tool :-)
> No, I don't want to dump the LDB, I want to query an actual Windows DC
> (same as 'net ads search' command).
> > Also have a look here:
> > https://www.samba.org/~jelmer/samba4-python/moduleIndex.html
> That module listing is not very helpful in itself, but I'll take a
> look at the samba test examples to try to get a feel for it.
> -aps
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