[Samba] Adding users with ldif file

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Sat Jul 18 13:19:25 UTC 2020

On 18/07/2020 13:52, RhineDevil wrote:
> Fri, 17 Jul 2020 19:44:37 +0100 Rowland penny via samba <samba at lists.samba.org>:
>> On 17/07/2020 19:31, RhineDevil via samba wrote:
>>> And by that I mean, where are the dbs, what should I rm -rf?
>> On Debian just remove /var/lib/samba and /var/cache/samba
>>> By the way how do I obtain current machine netbios name?
>> Depends on which netbios name, if you are referring to the one that is
>> in smb.conf 'netbios name = ?????', that is just the short hostname in
>> uppercase. If you are referring to the netbios domain name (aka
>> workgroup) then you can find this with wbinfo:
>> wbinfo --own-domain
>> Rowland
> I tried to add ypServ30 using ldapi socket "ldapi://%2Fvar%2Flib%2Fsamba%2Fprivate%2Fldap_priv%2Fldapi, it said
> `ERR: insufficient access rights : "LDAP error 50 LDAP_INSUFFICIENT_ACCESS_RIGHTS <acl: unable to get access to CN=ypServ30,CN=RpcServices,CN=System,DC=mydomain,DC=mytld> <>" on DN CN=ypServ30,CN=RpcServices,CN=System,DC=mydomain,DC=mytld at block before line 5`
> Shouldn't give me access by default if I'm using the private system socket?

No, you still need to authenticate as a user with the required 
permissions e.g. Administrator

Also, as you are trying to update the schema, you will need to add 
'/--option="dsdb:schema update allowed"=true' to the ldbmodify command/



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