[Samba] LdapSearch returns a user first instead of the domain base

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Tue Sep 28 15:03:57 UTC 2021

On Tue, 2021-09-28 at 16:38 +0200, Olivier BILHAUT via samba wrote:
> Hi Samba list :) 
> I face to a dev which refuse to connect it's
> software to our Samba4 for a strange reason. 
> He arges that Samba4
> behaves differently than Microsoft one ;) For sure, it behaves really
> better ;) 
> The problem is tthat whenever he is performing searches
> against a Microsoft ldap server, the MS ldap server always returns
> the
> first domain as first result followed by the remaining objects.
> In our
> case, Samba effectivelly returns a user (always the same), and the
> domain follows but really later on, after a bunch of users. 
> Does
> anybody knows if this is something that can be fixed by an option ? 
> If
> that's an issue, is there a chance that it could be fixed someday ?
> Many thanks to the community BTW, Samba is definitly cool.

It might help if you post the ldap search you are using and an example
result (sanitised) of what Samba returns And what Windows returns.


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