[CentOS] Problem with Samba on CentOS 5.3
Kaplan, Andrew H.
AHKAPLAN at PARTNERS.ORG
Fri Nov 20 16:58:19 UTC 2009
Hi there --
Thanks for your reply. The output of the testparm command is shown below:
Load smb config files from /etc/samba/smb.conf
Processing section "[homes]"
Processing section "[printers]"
Processing section "[roinventory]"
Loaded services file OK.
Server role: ROLE_STANDALONE
passdb backend = tdbsam
The smbpasswd command is available for backwards compatibility. At the risk of
as a complete idiot, how does that tie in to this situation?
From: centos-bounces at centos.org [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of
Sent: Friday, November 20, 2009 11:54 AM
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Subject: Re: [CentOS] Problem with Samba on CentOS 5.3
On Fri, 2009-11-20 at 11:45 -0500, Kaplan, Andrew H. wrote:
> Hi there --
> I am having an issue with the Samba package, release 3.033375, that
> came bundled with the
> CentOS 5.3 distribution. It seems that even though I created the
> smbpasswd file, located at
> the /etc/samba directory, I am unable to modify the password of the
> users listed in it.
> I can run the /usr/bin/smbpasswd -a <username> command as root, and
> even though there
> are no errors, a subsequent check of the smbpasswd file indicates the
> username in question
> is still listed with the series of X's and NO PASSWORD indicator.
> I have confirmed through the find command the only instances of
> smbpasswd are those at the
> /etc/samba and /usr/bin locations.
> Has anyone seen this issue, and aside from installing samba from
> source, have a solution to
> this problem? Thanks.
are you sure that is the file being used?
what is output of the command...
testparm -s |grep passdb
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