smbd keeps to change same permission 600 on smbpasswd if download lots of files

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Tue Aug 19 20:11:55 MDT 2014

On Wed, 2014-08-20 at 09:07 +0800, Jones wrote:
> Hello Jeremy,
> Thanks for kindly feedback!
> But is there a reason you can't use a tdb passdb backend
> > instead ? That won't suffer from the same issue.
> Does this mean 'passdb backend = tdbsam' ?
> Good i'd like to try this.
> Hmm one thing im concerned is,
> if there are earlier account/password pairs resident in smbpasswd,
> how these pairs could migrate into tdbsam?

This should do it:
pdbedit -i smbpasswd -e tdbsam


Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett
Authentication Developer, Samba Team
Samba Developer, Catalyst IT

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