[Samba] Samba 3.0.23 - smbd + custom passdb panics when there is no root user

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Thu Jul 13 16:43:10 GMT 2006

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Paul Griffith wrote:
> Hi,
> I am in the process of upgrading from v3.0.20a to 
> v3.0.23 with our local passdb plugin. The plugin
> complies without any issues.

Have up dated your code?  The passdb interface has
modified pretty heavily for 3.0.23.

> Our User DataBase contains all our users accounts 
> ut not system accounts. With Samba v3.0.20a this
> wasn't a problem.
> Why the change between v3.0.20a and v3.0.23 ?
> Do you see any issues if I return a fake root 
> account? Returning a fake root account is a hack I
> would rather not perform.

That code does not assume a root user in your passdb
plugin. I would bet you just need to update your code.

cheers, jerry
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