[Samba] samba pdc smbpasswd error

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Mon Jan 27 21:01:30 GMT 2003

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On Mon, 27 Jan 2003, Kyle Loree wrote:

> I have gotten samba to allow an xp client to logon to the domain server
> before, my problem now is doing exactly that on a different machine.
> I can browse files, but I get an access is denied error upon join.
> [2003/01/27 10:46:21, 0]
> /SourceCache/samba/samba-21/source/rpc_server/srv_samr.c:api_samr_set_userinfo(670)
>   api_samr_set_userinfo: Unable to unmarshall SAMR_Q_SET_USERINFO.

The XP client tries an info level that we don't get right.  It then backs
down to a different infor levelf for the set_userinfo call.  You can 
mostly ignore this error.

> [2003/01/27 10:46:21, 2]
> /SourceCache/samba/samba-21/source/passdb/pdb_smbpasswd.c:startsmbfilepwent(170)
>   startsmbfilepwent_internal: unable to open file /var/db/samba/smbpasswd.
> Error was Permission denied

Are you connected as root?

> [2003/01/27 10:46:21, 0]
> /SourceCache/samba/samba-21/source/passdb/pdb_smbpasswd.c:pdb_getsampwrid(1416)
>   unable to open passdb database.

cheers, jerry
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