[Samba] smbpasswd not attempting to use LDAP

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Sun Jun 22 13:24:06 GMT 2003

On Fri, 2003-06-13 at 01:02, Derek J. Balling wrote:
> I've only got LDAP configured as a passdb type in my smb.conf, but 
> samba appears to be completely ignoring that and creating an 
> /etc/samba/smbpass file (full output of that at the bottom)
> my smb.conf has:
> ldap admin dn = "cn=Admin,dc=byramhealthcare,dc=com"
> ldap ssl = off
> passdb backend ldapsam:ldap://ldapmaster.byramhealthcare.com

Missing an = here

> ldap delete dn = no
> ldap user suffix = ou=People,dc=byramhealthcare,dc=com
> ldap machine suffix = ou=Systems,dc=byramhealthcare,dc=com
> ldap suffix = "ou=People,dc=byramhealthcare,dc=com"

Like many users before you, you have not run 'testparm'

This would have told you that your configuration was not valid, as shown

Andrew Bartlett

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