[Samba] tdbsam info
tim at deltacompsys.com
Tue Dec 19 15:41:15 GMT 2006
As I understood it he should be authenticating the logon using the
windows server (active directory) and not storing users and passwords
locally (on the linux box). I didn't recognize the tdbsam entry in the
config file though.
If what I have said is true, do I still need to enable the account? If
From: Gary Dale [mailto:garydale at torfree.net]
Sent: Monday, December 18, 2006 4:58 PM
To: Tim Gessner; samba at samba.org
Subject: Re: [Samba] tdbsam info
As a new user, did you enable his account? My usual advice is to use
SWAT for this. :)
Tim Gessner wrote:
> I am trying to support our network while the 'IT' guy is on vacation.
> have set up samba before, but it has been a few years so I'm very
> The problem is a logon failure for a new user. The smb.conf file has
> workgroup = DELTA
> server string = File Server
> security = DOMAIN
> obey pam restrictions = Yes
> password server = delta.deltacompsys.com
> passdb backend = tdbsam
> passwd program = /usr/bin/passwd %u
> passwd chat = *Enter\snew\sUNIX\spassword:* %n\n
> *Retype\snew\sUNIX\spassword:* %n\n *password\supdated\ssuccessfully*
> I am not familiar with tdbsam. Can anyone point me to some
> documentation or give me the 5 second overview? Where do I go to
> this problem?
> The logon works fine for Windows, just fails with samba. This is
> running on a debian distro. Thanx!
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