smbpasswd in samba4

Jelmer Vernooij jelmer at
Mon Jul 31 23:59:35 GMT 2006

On Mon, 2006-07-31 at 16:55 -0700, Murali Bashyam wrote:
> Does the old smbpasswd accounts and database continue to work in samba4? I
> am seeing that the users added through the smbpasswd utility are
> unsuccessful in logging in, is this an issue or could there be a
> mis-configuration ?
No, the file format has changed; we are now storing all user information
in LDAP-like databases (either LDB, or native LDAP).
There is an experimental upgrade script that converts a Samba3
installation to a Samba4 installation - see source/setup/upgrade in the
Samba 4 tarball.


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