[Samba] Undeletable objects in AD

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Mon Jul 23 10:27:38 UTC 2018

On Mon, 23 Jul 2018 10:44:21 +0200
Henry Jensen via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> Hello,
> after migration from a NT style domain to Samba AD (running 4.7.8)
> with the classicupgrade method I have two group objects in the AD
> tree with german umlauts which I can't access or delete. When I try I
> get a error which says literally "object not found on the server".
> Same when using other LDAP tools.
> It's not a great problem, but how can I get rid of this two group
> objects?
> Kind regards,
> Henry

How are you searching and what with ?

Have you tried ldbedit ?

ldbedit -e <your favourite editor> -H /path/to/sam.ldb

This will display everything in the editor and you can then search in
that for the groups. You should then be able to create a filter to
delete the groups


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