[Samba] sernet-samba 3.0.21a-6 (Debian): wrong path for registry.tdb

Wolfgang Ratzka ratzka at hrz.uni-marburg.de
Wed Jan 4 16:05:10 GMT 2006


I am running sernet-samba 3.0.21a-6 (Debian) with winbind as a member server in a

When trying to assign ACLs from a Windows 2000 client in Windows Explorer, I get
the error message
   "Object Picker cannot open because it cannot determine whether nt04001 is joined to a
domain." ...

At the same time I get error messages in smdb.log:

[2006/01/04 10:32:14, 0] registry/reg_db.c:regdb_open(259)
  regdb_open: Failed to open /var/run/samba/registry.tdb! (No such file or direc

Adding a symlink /var/run/samba/registry.tdb pointing to /var/lib/samba/registry.tdb
seems to cure the problem.

Kind regards,
Wolfgang Ratzka  Phone: +49 6421 2823531  FAX: +49 6421 2826994
Uni Marburg,  HRZ, Hans-Meerwein-Str., D-35032 Marburg, Germany

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