[K12OSN] Samba/LDAP how-to in OO format

John Simovic jsimovic at tpg.com.au
Fri Jun 18 05:21:16 UTC 2004

Found the answer. In your smb.conf I found no mention of the option ldap
suffix = dc=zbc,dc=xyz which git it going straight away.  Thanks a lot for
the great doco!

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Josiah Ritchie" <jritchie at bible.edu>
To: "Support list for opensource software in schools." <k12osn at redhat.com>
Sent: Friday, June 18, 2004 6:04 AM
Subject: Re: [K12OSN] Samba/LDAP how-to in OO format

> On Thu, 2004-06-17 at 02:21, John Simovic wrote:
> > Sorry David, but I have tried and followed the document to the letter
> > when I try to populate the database using smbldap-populate it keeps
> > to write the information (Domain Admins, users, Administrator etc all of
> > them actually) and keeps telling me that I have invalid credentials. I
> > tried it twice on FC2 and then tried on Suse 9.1 and get the same error.
> > there some step I am missing that is missing in your documentation.
> Three things I've heard causing this. First, I had
> cn=Manager,dc=domain,dc=com and was trying to bind to
> cn=root,dc=domain,dc=com. Check your slapd.conf file for the correct
> rootdn.
> Second, the password was just plain wrong.
> Third, you can't have a domain of the type dc=wiki.sub,dc=domain.com It
> must be dc=wiki,dc=sub,dc=domain,dc=com or it won't work.
> Otherwise, post your slapd.conf/command-line and maybe someone here can
> help you out.
> JSR/
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