[Samba] smbd install/execution failure (V 3.0.23)
idra at samba.org
Fri Jul 28 20:17:40 GMT 2006
On Fri, 2006-07-28 at 14:06 -0600, Dean Allen Provins wrote:
> simo wrote:
> > On Fri, 2006-07-28 at 10:12 -0600, Dean Allen Provins wrote:
> >>I installed samba version 3.0.23 this morning for a Debian system (sarge), but
> >>it appears to have failed, and "smbd" will not start. A snippet from the log
> >>file reads as,
> > [..]
> >>It seems that something is missing (tdbsam?). Any and all assistance is requested.
> > s/passdb backend = tdbsam guest/passdb backend = tdbsam/
> > Simo.
> Thanks for the reply. Unfortunately, I don't quite understand it.
> I noticed some lines in the generated smb.conf file (from the 'deb' install),
> but they don't quite match:
> # If you are using encrypted passwords, Samba will need to know what
> # password database type you are using.
> passdb backend = tdbsam guest
> obey pam restrictions = yes
> There is an 'smbpasswd' file in '/etc/samba' and '/var/lib/samba/secrets.tdb'
> exists, but no 'passdb.tdb' file there (although the Debian install indicated it
> would be created).
> Would you please be a little more verbose in what I need to do.
passdb backend = tdbsam guest
passdb backend = tdbsam
multiple backend are not supported and specifying guest was never
required in 3.0.x releases, only debian had it in the default conf for
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