[Samba] Location of private/secrets.tdb

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Tue Sep 3 21:19:01 GMT 2002

Cook Tom-FTC020 wrote:
> I installed the pre-complied samba-2.2.4-sparc-solaris-2.8.pkg. smbd needs
> to write to /usr/local/samba/private/secrets.tdb. How can I change the
> location of that directory? (/usr/local/samba is NFS mounted. Root is
> nobody, I could make it writeable by nobody, but multiple hosts could write
> to it). I am using security = server and don't think I even need it, but
> smbd won't start if it can't write to it.

In HEAD/3.0 it's controlled by 'private dir', and in 2.2 it's controlled
by the directory portion of 'smb passwd file' in your smb.conf.

Andrew Bartlett

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Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team  abartlet at samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at hawkerc.net
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