[Samba] Problems with Samba after upgrading to v4 and changing LDAP-backend from OpenLDAP to 389
Alexander Harm || ApfelQ
alexander.harm at apfelq.com
Wed Sep 21 20:49:24 UTC 2022
Thanks again and don’t worry. We did not blindly upgrade, we are testing this in a clone of our production environment. So rolling back etc. is not an issue right now. I will go through your suggestions. Thank you all for your input.
> On Wednesday, Sep 21, 2022 at 9:52 PM, Andrew Bartlett <abartlet at samba.org (mailto:abartlet at samba.org)> wrote:
> On Wed, 2022-09-21 at 11:57 +0200, Alexander Harm || ApfelQ via samba
> > Hi,
> > I was wondering if anyone ran into the same issue and maybe has a
> > solution for me. In short:
> > - we were running SLES 11 with Samba 3.6.3 as NT4 PDC and OpenLDAP
> > backend: working fine
> > - we upgraded to SLES 15 with Samba 4.13.13 as NT4 PDC and old
> > OpenLDAP backend: working fine
> > - now we migrated from OpenLDAP to 389 and things start to break
> > LDAP seems to work in principle "pdbedit -L” is successful. However,
> > running “pdbedit -Lv username” returns an error: “Failed to find a
> > Unix account for username” and “Primary Group SID: (NULL SID)”.
> > So I guess the idmap is messed up?
> Looping back to the start, I think you a suggested elsewhere in the
> thread need to work on this one step at a time.
> I agree that getting OpenLDAP back, if a reverse migration is possible,
> at least in a lab, might be a good idea, and confirm that the issue
> really is with OpenLDAP and not something else.
> 'Clearly' something is different about the 389 LDAP server vs
> Do they both accept the same (non)authentication?
> You should be able to debug this with either a network capture, or LDAP
> comparison tools. (I don't know if Samba's samba-tool ldapcmp can do a
> good enough job, but try it using the --simple-bind-dn mode).
> Try dumping a sorted LDIF of each directory, and compare with diff
> Try turning up the log level and see what errors you see compared with
> your old OpenLDAP.
> Then finally, think about a migration to Samba AD, and how to have your
> other applications work with AD or synchronise with it. This is a much
> longer term project.
> > Actually I’m not sure how the idmap is stored in LDAP since both
> > idmap-OUs look the same to me (empty) on the old OpenLDAP and new
> > 389.
> > Any hints/advice?
> Try not to change too much at once, particularly around idmap.
> Andrew Bartlett
> Andrew Bartlett (he/him) https://samba.org/~abartlet/
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