[CentOS] Problem with Samba on CentOS 5.3

Eero Volotinen eero.volotinen at iki.fi
Fri Nov 20 17:03:01 UTC 2009

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?

If you really want to use smbpasswd backend, just change passdb backend 
= smbpasswd (in /etc/samba/smb.conf) and go with smbpasswd ..


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