[Samba] Samba v3.0.26a

Adam Tauno Williams adamtaunowilliams at gmail.com
Mon Oct 8 15:42:40 GMT 2007

> I got samba 3.0.26a on my Fedora 7, and when i try to add users with
> smbpasswd -a username, it only works if the user exists as a linux
> user... i got a Centos 4.4 system with samba 3.0.10 and it  works even
> if the user doesn't exists on the system.
> Can anyone explain me why this happens? is it from this new version
> (3.0.26a) or may be a problem of 
> Fedora 7?

Your configuration on the FC7 box is incomplete,  you need an add user
script to setup the user in NSS after which Samba will find the user and
add the Samba attributes.  All documented in the Samba docs.

Adam Tauno Williams, Network & Systems Administrator
Consultant - http://www.whitemiceconsulting.com
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