passdb backend changed
jelmer at samba.org
Thu Jul 6 15:37:31 GMT 2006
On Thu, 2006-07-06 at 16:51 +0200, Heinrich Mislik wrote:
> Paramter passdb backend changed from P_LIST to P_STRING. Something
> like (from man page):
> passdb backend = tdbsam:/etc/samba/private/passdb.tdb \
> will not work. Log says:
> Any reason behind this?
Yes, support for multiple backends was removed because it significantly
complicated the passdb code. The pdbsql project has a 'pdb_multisam'
module that provides this functionality now (though it is still
From 3.0.23rc3's WHATSNEW.txt:
The "passdb backend" parameter no long accepts multiple backends
in a chaining configuration. Also be aware that the SQL and XML
based passdb modules have been removed in this release. More
information of external support for a SQL passdb module can be
found at http://pdbsql.sourceforge.net/.
Jelmer Vernooij <jelmer at samba.org> - http://samba.org/~jelmer/
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