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Re: Samba PDC + LDAP, cannot access LDAP when not root (SOLVED)

On Tue, 2005-09-20 at 08:41 -0400, David Clymer wrote:
> I'm using Samba (3.1.14a) on Debian Sarge, with the ldapsam backend and
> OpenLDAP (.
> When attempting to join an Windows XP+SP2 computer to my domain
> (WORKGROUP), using the Administrator account, I am told 'Access denied.'
> The logs indicate that the user Administrator is being authenticated,
> but when It goes to add the computer to the domain, it fails. Apparently
> because samba is unable to access LDAP:
> smbldap_open: cannot access LDAP when not root..
> Google searching has brought up a bunch of results for early versions of
> samba 3.0, related to modification of user groups. However that bug was
> supposedly fixed, and I've seen no reports of it occuring in later
> versions.
> Is there any type of (mis)configuration that could result in the same
> sort of symptom?
> attached is my samba log output (debug level=4):
> -davidc

I figured out the the problem, but since it is already archived in the
Samba mailing list, you may as well read it there rather than me
recreating it:



gpg-key: http://www.zettazebra.com/files/key.gpg

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