[Samba] LDAP requests log

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Wed Jan 27 03:33:57 UTC 2021

On Tue, 2021-01-05 at 10:35 +0100, Andrea Venturoli via samba wrote:
> Hello.
> I've got some services (mainly mail) authenticating against a Samba
> AD 
> DC via saslauthd.
> While I experience no problem directly, I often see in the logs 
> something like:
> > Jan  5 10:28:26 host saslauthd[92975]: ldap_simple_bind() failed -1
> > (Can't contact LDAP server).
> > Jan  5 10:28:26 host saslauthd[92975]: Retrying authentication
> So I'm trying to track this down (maybe to Samba, maybe not).
> Is there anything LDAP-related I can see in Samba logs?
> (I tried "smbcontrol samba debug 8", but still log.samba is almost
> empty).

You probably need to target that as the actual ldap server PID, we
probably don't propogate the smbcontrol down to the right child.

Or just set it in the logs.

The new audit logging code contains a lot of detail and may be helpful:


Andrew Bartlett

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