[Samba] Second Posting! Please reply - Need HELP!!
Joel at HammersHome.com
Tue Jan 21 00:29:01 GMT 2003
Do you really expect any body to read all of this stuff?
What IS the problem?
On Mon, Jan 20, 2003 at 08:52:00AM -0800, issue qad wrote:
> I am first time SAMBA user. System information:
> Unix = HP-UX 11.0
> Network = Windows 2000
> Things that I did:
> 1) Logged into our test unix box as root. Created a
> directory samba underneath /home/root.
> 2) Went to samba website and downloaded
> samba-2.2.7a.tar.gz onto my C:\ (my desktop). I am
> aware that the latest How to book in its
> Installation section asks me to use command wget
> from my unix prompt, but unfortunately wget does not
> work on my unix box.
> 3) FTP the samba-2.2.7a.tar.gz to test unix box in
> binary mode.
> 4) Used gunzip samba-2.2.7a.tar.gz
> 5) Next step would be to verify Sambas PGP signature.
> But again, unfortunately, gpg command does not work
> on my machine, so had to proceed further without
> verification. Should I have used a different approach
> for this verification?
> 6) Used cd /tmp. Then did tar xf
> /home/root/samba/samba-2.2.7a.tar. This did create
> the directory samba-2.2.7a underneath /tmp and
> with all the other folders and files underneath
> 7) Then went back to
> /samba/ftp/Binary_Packages/hp/samba-2.2.7a website
> and downloaded the HP-UX depot
> samba_2.2.7a_HPUX_withwinbind.depot.gz onto my C:\
> and then FTPed that over to test unix box in
> underneath /tmp directory in binary mode.
> 8) Then used swinstall s
> /tmp/samba_2.2.7a_HPUX_withwinbind.depot.gz Samba.
> 9) Then used /sbin/init.d/samba start to start smbd
> and nmbd.
> 10) Then edited my /etc/nsswitch.conf to add
> passwd: files winbind
> grouyp: files winbind
> 11) I think I am also supposed to do some setup in
> /etc/pam.d, but this file never got created. It does
> not exist.
> 12) Used /usr/local/samba/bin/smpasswd j mydomain r
> mypdc U administrator. This joined the unix server
> to mydomain. But also gave the error message about
> Unicode_map.850 and Unicode_map.ISO8559 didnt
> exist underneath codepages directory. I know that I
> do have CP850.txt and CPIS8559.txt files, but I
> was not able to create those binary Unicode files
> because I do not have the right make_unicodemap
> excecutable. Can someone help me with this? I have
> make_unicodemap.c executable but that seems be
> taking input file in format unicode_def.850, which I
> do not have. But note that I was able to Join to
> 13) When I looked at /usr/local/samba/log.smbd and
> log.nmbd files they had the same error message of
> above two Unicode files not existing. But those two
> processes smbd and nmbd start properly and I can see
> them running on the box.
> 14) Then copied libnss_winbind.so to /lib and
> pam_winbind.so to /lib/security.
> 15) I copied
> /tmp/samba-2.2.7a/examples/simple/smb.conf to
> /usr/local/samba/lib. I edited this file to add
> following into [global]:
> Winbind separator = +
> Winbind cache time = 10
> Template shell = /bin/bash
> Template homedir = /home/%D/%U
> Winbind uid = 10000-20000
> Winbind gid = 10000-20000
> Workgroup = mydomain
> Security = domain
> Password server = *
> Encrypt passwords = yes
> 16) Then I start winbind daemon by using
> /usr/local/samba/bin/winbindd s
> 17) And bingo, I was able to achieve my objective of
> able to access Unix files from my windows explorer
> underneath Network neighbourhood.
> 18) Now my problem begins. I tried to get fancy and
> wanted to add some more directories that users can
> access from Windows explorer. So I went ahead and
> edited /usr/local/samba/lib/smb.conf for those
> directories. Now I needed winbindd to see these
> changes. But I did not how/from where to use SIGHUP
> to reload my smb.conf. I did a find / -name sighup
> print and I was unable to get any instances. I tried
> the same with SIGHUP (caps) and cannot find any
> instances. So I thought of just taking down this TEST
> unix box. I used shutdown ry now [probably FIRST
> MISTAKE during this samba set-up].
> 19) After the unix box was back up I tried to use
> start smbd and nmbd. nmbd was able to start up
> without any problems. But smbd didnt start. When I
> looked at log.smbd I saw the error message of
> Unable to start messages database. And when used
> /usr/local/samba/bin/smpasswd j mydomain r mypdc U
> administrator, system still joined to mydomain. When
> I start winbindd, it wont start and gave me error
> messages in log.winbindd that Unable to start idmap
> databases. Also I noticed that my
> /usr/local/samba/var/locks directory was GONE.
> Because that was one of the error messages in
> log.winbindd that could not find
> /usr/local/samba/var/locks. Thats when I realized
> that I could have corrupted the database files like
> /usr/local/samba/var/locks/winbindd_idmap.tdb and
> 20) Thats when I proceed to my biggest screw up of
> reloading the entire software again. To do that, I
> deleted following directories:
> I was not able to delete a file
> /usr/local/samba/lib/winbind/libnss_winbind.so. If I
> try to use rm f
> /usr/local/samba/lib/winbind/libnss_winbind.so. I get
> the message rm: libnss_winbind.so not removed. Text
> file busy. I was logged in as root. So I was unable
> to delete /usr/local/samba directory. Also, I
> deleted the file /etc/rc.config.d/samba. Then I
> started to load things back by using above steps 1
> through 8. After this when I looked at
> /usr/local/samba/ there was nothing created
> underneath there by this new load. No other
> directories created, only thing in there was
> lib/winbind with the file libnss_winbind.so which
> I was not able to delete. Also, file
> /etc/rc.config.d/samba did not get created either.
> Probably this file is used for running smbd and nmbd.
> Many of you are probably saying I screwed up big
> time, I know. So what can I do at this point? Any
> chances of me to get back to where I was (working
> condition)? This is all on my test unix box.
> Appreciate all your sympathy.
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