Samba-ad-dc package missing from openSUSE 15.5


Recently updated a test server that’s running samba as an active directory domain controller and discovered that the samba-ad-dc service did not start as expected. Looking at systemctl, I did not see an entry for samba-ad-dc.

[ samba-dev-10:37 AM ]-~ $ sudo systemctl | grep samba-ad-dc

Well that’s strange. I then looked at the samba packages and discovered that there no longer appeared to be a samba-ad-dc package available under 15.5 like there was under 15.4. I then checked all my enabled repositories:

Repository priorities are without effect. All enabled repositories share the same priority.

#  | Alias                 | Name                                                         | Enabled | GPG Check | Refresh | Service
 1 | editors               | Text editors and hex editors for Linux (openSUSE_Leap_15.4)  | Yes     | (r ) Yes  | Yes     | 
 4 | repo-backports-update | Update repository of openSUSE Backports                      | Yes     | (r ) Yes  | Yes     | 
 9 | repo-non-oss          | Non-OSS Repository                                           | Yes     | (r ) Yes  | Yes     | 
10 | repo-oss              | Main Repository                                              | Yes     | (r ) Yes  | Yes     | 
12 | repo-sle-update       | Update repository with updates from SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 | Yes     | (r ) Yes  | Yes     | 
14 | repo-update           | Main Update Repository                                       | Yes     | (r ) Yes  | Yes     | 
15 | repo-update-non-oss   | Update Repository (Non-Oss)                                  | Yes     | (r ) Yes  | Yes     | 
16 | snappy                | snappy                                                       | Yes     | (r ) Yes  | Yes     |

Okay, everything is in there leading me to the conclusion that the samba-ad-dc package is no longer available.

Is this an omission by the SUSE team? Is there another package I’m supposed to install? If anyone has any information as to what is going on, I’d appreciate it.

p.s., ALWAYS test upgrades on a test server. Had I done this on the “production” server, I would have broken single-sign-on, DHCP and DNS for my household.

samba-ad-dc was removed on purpose.

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Hello and welcome to the openSUSE forums.

Apart from your problem, please note that your repo list (posted with good intention) is of almost no value. You do not show the command you used (that is also something we like, that you copy/paste including the line with the prompt and the command), but next time when posting a repo list please use a command that also shows the URLs, because that is what defines what repo you use. The Alias end Name are only local to your computer. E.g. zypper lr -d.

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If you don’t mind using containers, there is also an image in the registry built from OBS