[CentOS] Problem with Samba on CentOS 5.3

Craig White craigwhite at azapple.com
Fri Nov 20 17:08:40 UTC 2009


On Fri, 2009-11-20 at 11:58 -0500, Kaplan, Andrew H. wrote:
> 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
> coming across
> as a complete idiot, how does that tie in to this situation?
----
the passdb is where users/passwords are stored according to your
configuration

You can use tdbdump utility to see the contents of your passdb if you
want.

tdb is the database provided with samba and it stores many more
attributes than the old smbpasswd file and has been the default for
several years now.

Craig


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