[CentOS] samba upgrade 3.0 - 3.x error convert passdb.tdb

Thu Jul 22 15:53:24 UTC 2010
Toby Bluhm <toby.bluhm at alltechmedusa.com>

On 7/22/2010 11:07 AM, camun wrote:
> Yes!
> I posted on the samba list and found that there is a patch for version
> 3.3. However, the patch must be applied in the / source .... then be
> compiled. The procedure and did not get the expected result. Do the
> developers forgot to apply this patch to versions rpms??
> 2010/7/22 John Doe <jdmls at yahoo.com <mailto:jdmls at yahoo.com>>
>     From: camun <camun.ilha at gmail.com <mailto:camun.ilha at gmail.com>>
>      >after several days of searching, I have not found a definitive
>     answer to the
>      >problem samba Migrating from 3.0.x to 3.3.x. (Migrating from 3.0.x
>     to 3.3.x Can
>      >Fail to Update passdb.tdb Correctly (bug # 6195) .
>      >passdb.tdb break occurs in the file where the new samba starts.
>      >Any suggestions or someone going through the same problem?
>      >(I'm running samba 3.0.28 with upgrade to 3.5.4 (Sernet repo)

Using Sernet rpms means you should be checking with the Sernet folks. I 
believe the problem may be that Centos samba looks for the tdb files in 
/var/cache/samba while Sernet looks in /var/lib/samba.

Centos has samba 3.3.8 in the samba3x rpms - should be a trivial update.