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Re: [Samba] "00002020: Operation unavailable without authentication" using python-ldap




It turns out the issue was caused by LDAP referrals.

If anyone is interested, I suggest checking out out the last few comments
here:
https://github.com/python-ldap/python-ldap/issues/275

Regards,
Jonathon

On Sun, Apr 7, 2019 at 5:34 PM Jonathon Reinhart <
jonathon.reinhart@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>
>
> On Sun, Apr 7, 2019 at 2:17 PM Rowland Penny via samba <
> samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > On Sun, 7 Apr 2019 13:45:11 -0400
> > Jonathon Reinhart <jonathon.reinhart@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > > Interesting, I'm getting the same error using the LDB tools:
> > >
> > > ONTHEFIVE\jreinhart-admin@samba-dc3:~$ samba-tool user list -H
> > > ldap://localhost
> >
> > Does the DC use itself as its first nameserver in /etc/resolv.conf ?
> > if it does, it should work without authentication:
> >
> > root@dc4:~# samba-tool user list -H ldap://localhost
> > testuser
> > groupuser2
> > User27
> > .......
> > ....
> > ...
>
> Yes, the DC uses only "nameserver 127.0.0.1".  As root, that command works.
>
> > > ONTHEFIVE\jreinhart-admin@samba-dc3:~$ ldbsearch -H ldap://localhost
> > > -b 'dc=ad,dc=onthefive,dc=com'
> > > search error - LDAP error 1 LDAP_OPERATIONS_ERROR -  <00002020:
> > > Operation unavailable without authentication> <>
> >
> > Listing users should work on a DC or a Unix domain member, but it must
> > be done as root (or using sudo) and for Unix domain members, you must
> > use a DC's shorthostname instead of localhost.
> >
> > >
> > >
> > > Prior to this, I did a fresh kdestroy / kinit.
> > >
> > > It happens also on another Linux box. (Not yet "joined", but had a
> > > TGT for jreinhart-admin):
> > >
> > > $ ldbsearch -H ldap://samba-dc3.ad.onthefive.com
> > > search error - 00002020: Operation unavailable without authentication
> > >
> > >
> > > $ kinit Administrator@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > Password for Administrator@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx:
> > > $ ldbsearch -H ldap://samba-dc3.ad.onthefive.com
> > > search error - 00002020: Operation unavailable without authentication
> >
> > Did you run 'samba-tool user list --help' ? and if so did you miss:
> >
> >   Credentials Options:
> >     --simple-bind-dn=DN
> >                         DN to use for a simple bind
> >     --password=PASSWORD
> >                         Password
> >     -U USERNAME, --username=USERNAME
> >                         Username
> >     -W WORKGROUP, --workgroup=WORKGROUP
> >                         Workgroup
> >     -N, --no-pass       Don't ask for a password
> >     -k KERBEROS, --kerberos=KERBEROS
> >                         Use Kerberos
> >     --ipaddress=IPADDRESS
> >                         IP address of server
> >     -P, --machine-pass  Use stored machine account password
> >     --krb5-ccache=KRB5CCNAME
> >                         Kerberos Credentials cache
> >
> > Try it as a normal user on a Unix domain member, kinit as the user, then
> > run this:
> >
> > samba-tool user list -H ldap://samba-dc3 -k yes
>
> I don't yet have a Unix domain member to test. But on the DC (as non-root
> user), passing "-k yes" to either samba-tool and ldbsearch works.
>
> I also tried this from a non-joined Linux box, and that worked as well:
>
> ldbsearch -k yes -H ldap://samba-dc3 -b 'dc=ad,dc=onthefive,dc=com'
>
>
> >
> > > For reference, here is my smb.conf:
> > >
> > > # Global parameters
> > > [global]
> > >     dns forwarder = 10.0.1.1
> > >     netbios name = SAMBA-DC3
> > >     realm = AD.ONTHEFIVE.COM
> > >     server role = active directory domain controller
> > >     workgroup = ONTHEFIVE
> > >     # Winbind settings
> > >     idmap_ldb:use rfc2307 = yes
> > >     template shell = /bin/bash
> > >     template homedir = /home/%D/%U
> >
> > You might as well remove the line above, it is the default.
> >
> > >     kerberos method = system keytab
> >
> > Please don't use the line above, it stops you using secrets.tdb
>
> Okay thanks. I looked but couldn't find any recommendations on the "right"
> choice for "kerberos method". I added this line (changing it from the
> default) so I could SSH w/ Kerberos auth to the DC. I guess "secrets and
> keytab" is the "right" choice then? Did I miss this, or should this be
> expanded upon in the Wiki? What is the effect of not using secrets.tdb?
>
> Thanks for setting me straight with the -k option.
>
> However, I still have this issue with my Python LDAP tests.  I had hoped
> that "kerberos method = secrets and keytab" would make a difference, but it
> did not. This issue occurs on three different machines, using python-ldap
> 3.1.0, 2.5.2, and pyldap (a fork), version 2.4.25.1.
>
> I tried writing some standalone C code to replicate this, but I didn't
> quite get it working. My next step might be to try some other
> language/library that has GSSAPI support, but I'm getting stuck.
>
> Any ideas how I might be able to go about proving this is python-ldap's
> issue or Samba's? I might have to install a MS AD server for comparison.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Jonathon
>
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