Samba PDC with LDAP backend

Ruel Luchavez ruel.freebsd at
Mon Jul 20 10:21:52 UTC 2009

On Mon, Jul 20, 2009 at 6:17 PM, Olivier Nicole <on at> wrote:

> > #smbldap-populate -u 10000 -g 10000 -r 10000
> > Populating LDAP directory for domain MYDOMAIN
> > (S-1-5-21-2772587264-3389604304-3649373591)
> > (using builtin directory structure)
> >
> > adding new entry: dc=mydomain,dc=local
> > failed to add entry: modifications require authentication at
> In fact the script smbldap-populate hangs here, see, it mentions the
> authentication error at the begining.
> I never used smbldap-populate, but I beleive that to have it wiork,
> you must configure/edit that script and define a password somewhere.
> I beleive you would also have to configure the domain name, unless you
> want to keep MYDOMAIN (see line number two).
> As I suggested few days ago, you should try to do a ldapsearch and get
> a result from it first.
> Samba is not something simple to configure. LDAP neither, so you
> better go step by step.
> Good luck,
> Olivier

Well Thanks for your insight Oliver!

I think your right that Samba is not something simple to configure neither
LDAP too..

I'll try my luck here because I started this already..


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