[Samba] Accentuated characters issue when receiving attributes from "samba user syncpasswords"

Reindl Harald h.reindl at thelounge.net
Wed Mar 28 14:06:27 UTC 2018

Am 28.03.2018 um 15:52 schrieb Lapin Blanc via samba:
> I receive stdin input from "samba user syncpasswords" in my python script.
> The user is created with ' Active Directory Users and Computers', and have
> some accentuated characters in their givenName and/or familyName (sn)
> When parsing the diff, the CN reads of, but weird characters appears in the
> attributes instead of the right name :
> INFO:root:DN found: CN=Arsène Lupin,CN=Users,DC=educonsult,DC=intra
> INFO:root:Attribute found: cn: = QXJzw6huZSBMdXBpbg==
> INFO:root:Attribute found: sn = Lupin
> INFO:root:Attribute found: givenName: = QXJzw6huZQ==
> INFO:root:Attribute found: displayName: = QXJzw6huZSBMdXBpbg==
> INFO:root:Attribute found: name: = QXJzw6huZSBMdXBpbg==
> INFO:root:Attribute found: objectGUID = c20847ee-963b-4d70-9c5c-a4e5458745f4
> INFO:root:Attribute found: objectSid =
> S-1-5-21-1504766521-268068577-265870750-1120
> INFO:root:Attribute found: sAMAccountName = arsene.lupin
> When using regular characters, everything is fine

there is nothing weird

php > echo base64_decode('QXJzw6huZSBMdXBpbg==');
Arsène Lupin

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