[Samba] Sarbanes-Oxley headaches

Tony Earnshaw tonye at billy.demon.nl
Sun May 15 10:14:37 GMT 2005

lør, 14.05.2005 kl. 16.12 skrev Craig White:

> > > i am currently using samba version 3.0.7 with smbpasswd.
> > > 
> > > does the account lockout feature not work with smbpasswd?
> > 
> > smbpasswd doesn't have anything to do with this, it's used for setting /
> > synchronizing passwords. Perhaps you meant smbclient; yes it works both
> > for Windows (XP Pro in my case) and smbclient.
> > 
> ----
> smbpasswd is not just a command but also a backend storage type for user
> accounts & passwords.

> Collection/passdb.html#id2552851>

I stand corrected :) I dived straight in at the deep end with Samba,
already had my LDAP DIT set up my way and if Samba didn't work with
that, Samba was useless. As it happens, smbpasswd is brilliant used in
my own shell scripts ... I'll bear in mind that there's an smbpasswd
backend. I'd "forgotten".

> I gather that OP would be better served by using a tdb or ldap backend.

Probably. The doco doesn't seem to be too wildly enthusiastic about the
smbpasswd backend, not surprisingly.


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