[Samba] Failed to find sambaDomain object to get sambaAlgorithmicRidBase

Bernard Fay bernard.fay at gmail.com
Fri Sep 30 14:04:59 UTC 2016

The users are not part of an existing AD domain.  The setup is rather
simple, I have to migrate all the users in a new environment.  We need to
centralized authentication, the reason of LDAP, and access shares from our
Windows workstation.  I hope I am clear enough regarding our setup.

On Fri, Sep 30, 2016 at 9:26 AM, Rowland Penny via samba <
samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> On Fri, 30 Sep 2016 08:50:20 -0400
> Bernard Fay via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:
> > I didn't use smbldap-populate. I used ldif files to add groups to
> > LDAP with ldapadd.
> >
> > You have rather good questions, NT4 or AD style, I don't know.  I am
> > a Unix guy with very few knowledge in Windows stuff and I try to stay
> > away from it as much as I can. I have been asked to setup a new LDAP
> > directory with Samba passwords stored in this LDAP directory.
> >
> > I base my work on an actual LDAP and Samba server that is working in
> > our environment.  This server as role ROLE_STANDALONE.  I also use
> > recipe found on Internet.
> >
> > If you can point me to a recipe for an AD DC, I will try it. But what
> > is the actual difference between both?
> >
> > I also seriously think about splitting LDAP and samba, no integration
> > at all between both.
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> >
> OK, brief history of windows and sharing data:
> First there was dos, virtually standalone computers, then came windows.
> This had better file sharing capabilities, but you needed to create the
> same users and groups on all computers, so didn't scale well if you had
> a large amount of computers, this was know a workgroup.
> This lead to the NT4-style domains, where authentication was
> centralised on a PDC, you could also have a BDC in case of PDC failure.
> This was better, but still had problems.
> Finally Active Directory was created, with this, all DCs are equal, you
> can have SSO and is what microsoft now expects windows machines to
> connect to.
> As to which Samba setup to use, it would help to know if your users
> are already members of an AD domain, if not, what is your basic setup ?
> Rowland
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