[Samba] No builtin nor plugin backend for ldapsam found

TMSIII tms3 at fsklaw.com
Wed Jun 15 22:39:11 GMT 2005

Andreas Bauer wrote:

>i have some problems with my passdb backend and openladp-samba server.
>Logs, starting smb.conf:
>[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!
>Do I need one more package or packages?
>I installed the BerkeleyDB and the -devel , db packages
>my entry in the smb.conf with openldaplinking for passdb is:
>passdb backend = ldapsam:ldap://
>There is another problem as for the openldap backend and smb.
>My samba shares work for me, if I comment out "passdb backend =
>They don't work for me, if the passdbline is inside!
>BTW, do I need a passdb backend for an openldapserver anyway or is there
>enough to edit  the slapd.conf "database  lbm" and the path to database: 
>"directory /var/lib/ldap"?
>I have two sambas: samba 3.0.7 built from rpm packages and compilied samba 
What options did you specify whith ./configure when you compiled 
3.0.14a?  Methinks you did NOT specify the  --with-ldap options. 

>The backend error do only appeare in samba 3.0.14a, not in the rpm 3.0.7.
>My system is:
>openldap 2.2.26, samaba 3.0.14a and 3.0.7., SuSE 9.2.
>Best regards

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