[Samba] Updating to Samba-4.6.0 testparm ERROR: Invalid idmap range for domain *!

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Thu Mar 16 18:38:28 UTC 2017

On Thu, 16 Mar 2017 18:15:10 +0000
spindles7 via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> After updating my test AD DC from samba version 4.5.5 to 4.6.0 and
> running testparm as asvised, I get the error
> idmap range not specified for domain '*'
> ERROR: Invalid idmap range for domain *!
> After I get trhe dump of the service definitions, I notice that there
> is a line in the [global] section:
> 	idmap config * : backend - tdb
> However, my smb.conf doesn't contain any such line (as recommended by
> the Wiki documentation) so where is this coming from, and what to do
> about it?

This is an artefact of the latest changes and you do have the line ;-)
try running 'testparm -v'

There is a bug report about the problem here:



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