tdbsam as default passdb backend in 3.4

simo idra at
Mon May 25 13:14:52 GMT 2009

On Mon, 2009-05-25 at 15:07 +0200, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> On Mon, May 25, 2009 at 03:05:48PM +0200, Björn Jacke wrote:
> > I know most people here liked the idea to change the
> > default for passwd backend to tdbsam for quite a while. I
> > think 3.4 is a good occasion to make a change like this
> > finally happen.
> Has been discussed before and turned down.
I didn't see good reasons to, the last time it was turned down for some
sort of "gut feeling".

I'd like to know why smbpasswd would be any better/simpler/whatever than


Simo Sorce
Samba Team GPL Compliance Officer <simo at>
Principal Software Engineer at Red Hat, Inc. <simo at>

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