Samba Squeeze Debian package

Jelmer Vernooij jelmer at
Tue Dec 6 09:54:29 MST 2011

Hi Peter,

(Changing mailing list to samba at, as samba-technical at 
is for development discussion)

On 12/06/2011 05:13 PM, Peter Diks wrote:
> As we use the standard samba package via apt-get within Squeeze to install
> a samba-ldap as PDC ( version 3.5.6 ) we have noticed that cmd
> *echo -ne Userpassword\\nUserpassword\\n" | smbldap-passwd username*
> has to run twice for the user to be able to login on the domain.
> The first time we run the command and configure the user as Zarafa-user,
> Zarafa works fine but user cannot login to the samba-domain.
> We set Shadowmax to 10000 ( default 99 ) and run the command the second
> time set sambaLMpassword to NULL and then the user can login. We use a
> samba-domain ( no microsoft DC present ) with XP - clients on which in
> gpedit.msc we enable NOT to look at roaming profiles.
> We suspect that the first time the command is run, it is not written
> completely.
> Is this a known fact? Has anyone any experience with this. If so, is 3.6.1
> the answer to this problem?
Samba 3.6 does not include smbldap - smbldap is a separate project. See



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