[Samba] Help removing many users
rune at tonnesen.org
Mon Jan 7 10:28:31 GMT 2008
How many users do you have?
Venlig Hilsen/Best Regards
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> It would be a smart thing to do, but I had problems with it last time I
> tried. It seems that it would randomly stop authenticating people beyond
> a certain point in the file. I didn't get a chance to try this again.
> In any case, HP will not support tdbsam (I'm using CIFS/9000, but this
> question was relevant to Samba in any case) as the recommendation from
> Samba Team is not to use it for over 250 users. Oddly enough, they did
> not say that they wouldn't support smbpasswd.
> In any case, I'm hoping that a serious trim on that file will give me
> the breathing room I need to look at LDAP.
> Rune Tønnesen wrote:
>> Hi Ryan
>> Why don't you migrate your smbpasswd file to tdb?
>> This could be done
>> pdbedit -i smbpasswd:/etc/samba/smbpasswd -e tdbsam:/etc/samba/smbpasswd.tdb
>> in smb.conf change "passdb backend" to
>> passdb backend = tdbsam:/etc/samba/smbpasswd.tdb
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