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Bug 220895 - smbk5pwd module/overlay
smbk5pwd module/overlay
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: openldap (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Jan Safranek
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Reported: 2006-12-28 09:39 EST by Johnny Hughes
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: openldap-2.3.34-4
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2007-10-19 09:37:10 EDT
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Contains a spec file patch and an OS patch to enable smbk5pwd on openldap-2.3.27-4.src.rpm (7.56 KB, patch)
2006-12-28 09:39 EST, Johnny Hughes
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Description Johnny Hughes 2006-12-28 09:39:45 EST
Description of problem:
Samba sever and LDAP passwords do not sync when changed in ldap (with samba
installed as a PDC and openldap as the backend store for passwords) ... though
windows changes do (if properly enabled) sync to ldap.

openldap has a contrib module that is already distributed in the Fedora / RHEL
source files that can build the smbk5pwd module that takes care of this issue.

I am attaching a patch that I used to produce this module for the CentOS-4
CentOSPlus repository, in case you want to build this module in Fedora Core (or

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
The patch is to version 2.3.27-4 of openldap.

Additional info:
In the patch, I remove the BuildRequires "bind-libbind-devel, libtool-ltdl-devel
" to build on EL4 ... not required to be removed if built on >EL5 or >FC6.

Also, feel free to remove the CentOS readme part of the patch that appends to
the original readme.
Comment 1 Johnny Hughes 2006-12-28 09:39:46 EST
Created attachment 144465 [details]
Contains a spec file patch and an OS patch to enable smbk5pwd on openldap-2.3.27-4.src.rpm
Comment 2 Jan Safranek 2007-10-19 09:37:10 EDT
Sorry for not closing the bug earlier - openldap-2.3.34-4 was released some time
ago, providing all overlays, including smbk5pwd. I must confess I was inspired
by your patch (although final implementation is a bit different).

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