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Re: [Samba] Accentuated characters issue when receiving attributes from "samba user syncpasswords"




On Wed, 2018-03-28 at 16:06 +0200, Reindl Harald via samba wrote:
> 
> Am 28.03.2018 um 15:52 schrieb Lapin Blanc via samba:
> > I receive stdin input from "samba user syncpasswords" in my python script.
> > The user is created with ' Active Directory Users and Computers', and have
> > some accentuated characters in their givenName and/or familyName (sn)
> > When parsing the diff, the CN reads of, but weird characters appears in the
> > attributes instead of the right name :
> > 
> > INFO:root:DN found: CN=Arsène Lupin,CN=Users,DC=educonsult,DC=intra
> > INFO:root:Attribute found: cn: = QXJzw6huZSBMdXBpbg==
> > INFO:root:Attribute found: sn = Lupin
> > INFO:root:Attribute found: givenName: = QXJzw6huZQ==
> > INFO:root:Attribute found: displayName: = QXJzw6huZSBMdXBpbg==
> > INFO:root:Attribute found: name: = QXJzw6huZSBMdXBpbg==
> > INFO:root:Attribute found: objectGUID = c20847ee-963b-4d70-9c5c-a4e5458745f4
> > INFO:root:Attribute found: objectSid =
> > S-1-5-21-1504766521-268068577-265870750-1120
> > INFO:root:Attribute found: sAMAccountName = arsene.lupin
> > 
> > When using regular characters, everything is fine
> 
> there is nothing weird
> 
> php > echo base64_decode('QXJzw6huZSBMdXBpbg==');
> Arsène Lupin

This is correct.  The :: in the LDIF indicates that the value is base-
64 encoded, possibly over multiple lines (just as normal strings can be
over multiple lines).  We try and honour that RFC.

Ideally parse it with an LDIF parser.

Andrew Bartlett

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