[Samba] Errormessage at start of samba

Paul Gienger pgienger at ae-solutions.com
Tue Jun 14 12:41:36 GMT 2005

> [2005/06/14 00:00:30, 0] smbd/server.c:main(798)
>   smbd version 3.0.14a started.
>   Copyright Andrew Tridgell and the Samba Team 1992-2004
> [2005/06/14 00:00:30, 0] passdb/pdb_interface.c:make_pdb_methods_name(721)
>   No builtin nor plugin backend for ldapsam found
> [2005/06/14 00:00:30, 1] passdb/pdb_interface.c:make_pdb_context_list(825)
>   Loading ldapsam:ldap://localhost/ failed!
> I looked for the plugin passdb backend for suse 9.2 at:

You don't add plugins to the samba package, it is built with them enabled.
I suppose that makes the term 'plugin' a little misleading.

Are you really trying to get Samba 2.2 compatibility?  I don't believe that
ldapsam is built in by any major distributions.  In order to get ldapsam
support you would need to grab a source rpm, edit the compile options and
rebuild.  Yes you could just build from source entirely, but lets not go

If you are just looking to use the 'standard' ldap backend, change your
option to ldap instead of ldapsam.  This is the one that new installations
should be going for.


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