[Samba] Problems with samba password file

Kannberg, Andy Andy.Kannberg at isc.politie.nl
Tue Dec 7 14:12:54 GMT 2004

Well...I tried that already...but see the result. Guess we threw away some
more then the passwd file only :)

[root at itiu82 ~]# smbpasswd -a kannberg
ERROR: empty passdb backend list!
New SMB password:
Retype new SMB password:
invalid pdb_context specified!
Failed to add entry for user kannberg.
Failed to modify password entry for user kannberg


-----Original Message-----
From: Paul Gienger [mailto:pgienger at ae-solutions.com]
Sent: dinsdag 7 december 2004 15:08
To: Kannberg, Andy
Cc: 'samba at lists.samba.org'
Subject: Re: [Samba] Problems with samba password file

>to Samba anymore. Is there a way to re-create it ? Or do we have to
You're going to have to recreate everyone's password entry using 
smbpasswd -a <username>.  The first one should force an autocreate of 
the file.

>BTW: We have no backup ....
Shame shame :-)

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