[Samba] possible to use ldbedit in a safe way

mj lists at merit.unu.edu
Tue Oct 17 09:42:09 UTC 2017

On 10/17/2017 11:22 AM, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> Can you please be less vague on what the link is exactly?  A suggestion
> around the office from Garming was that we should:
Oh sure! I posted that info already, I think, but this is the error:

> ERROR: no target object found for GUID component for msDS-NC-Replica-Locations in object CN=84bea0a7-82dd-4237-9296-030573700698,CN=Partitions,CN=Configuration,DC=samba,DC=company,DC=com - <GUID=81a27497-bdfb-4977-9874-675bbfba490f>;<RMD_ADDTIME=130405075610000000>;<RMD_CHANGETIME=130405075610000000>;<RMD_FLAGS=0>;<RMD_INVOCID=556b2cb4-e576-48e2-bb7c-7f62caee84fc>;<RMD_LOCAL_USN=4605>;<RMD_ORIGINATING_USN=3630>;<RMD_VERSION=0>;CN=NTDS Settings,CN=DC1,CN=Servers,CN=Default-First-Site-Name,CN=Sites,CN=Configuration,DC=samba,DC=company,DC=com

> In particular, I think it would be quite safe to clean up a dangling
> forward link within the same partition in:
>   - msDS-masteredBy
>   - masteredBy
>   - fSMORoleOwner
>   - msDS-NC-Replica-Locations

So, good news :-) That's exactly what we're seeing here.

So, all in all, thanks for this valuable information, I'll just go ahead 
and delete it!


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