[Samba] schannel_store.tdb appearing in /etc/samba

Steve Granger steveg at magellan-technology.com
Wed Jun 6 02:26:15 GMT 2007

Kent Tong wrote:
> Hi,
> I just upgrade from Debian Sarge to Etch. Now, while Samba (3.0.24-6etch4) is 
> running, it creates the schannel_store.tdb /etc/samba. However, it should
> really store it into the "private dir", which is supposed to be /var/lib/samba
> as I see files like passdb.tdb in there. Any idea what's going on?
> In addition, "private dir" is not defined in smb.conf. I don't know how it
> gets defaulted to /var/lib/samba. The man page says it defaults to 
> ${prefix}/private. Obviously this is not the case.
> In addition, I can't find where "prefix" is defined in the man page.
> Any help? Thanks!


smbd -b | less

to see the private_dir and other file location. From my knowledge these
are set with compile time options.


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