[Samba] PDC error; can not open passdb database

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Mon Jun 9 19:22:28 GMT 2003


What version of samba are you running?

Did you do (for each user)?

	smbpasswd -a 'username'

- John T.

On Mon, 9 Jun 2003, Karl Banasky wrote:

> I am looking to setup a domain server.  I have tried and tried and this is the closest I have gotten so far.
> The main problem I have is in the user authentication. I am getting an error that the user or password is wrong. Currently it looks like Samba can not access the passwd file.  What is this file?
> My log for the client give this error:
>     [2003/06/05 15:35:35, 0] rpc_server/srv_samr.c:api_samr_set_userinfo(670)
>      api_samr_set_userinfo: Unable to unmarshall SAMR_Q_SET_USERINFO.
>     [2003/06/05 15:35:35, 0] passdb/pdb_smbpasswd.c:pdb_getsampwrid(1418)
>      unable to open passdb database.
> I am running Caldera 3.1.1
> I compiled samba with the "makerpms" for Caldera (I pray this will always work; as for the "build with" I have no Idea)
> Any Ideas?  If there is any info you need please let me know.
> And SAMBA rock!
> Thanks.
> Karl Banasky
> Email kbanasky at heatcon.com
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John H Terpstra
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