[Samba] smbpasswd or tdbsam? Which one?
miguelmedalha at sapo.pt
Sat Jan 24 21:01:48 GMT 2009
> I do use it, though, at it works fine mostly. I've heard it explained
> that the reasoning for avoiding TDBSAM is that if you're running a PDC,
> you probably also need features not provided by TDBSAM. In many cases,
> that isn't exactly accurate. We have MANY users, but our needs are
> fairly simple (and there are few workstations -- it's just a public lab).
I prefer LDAP, but if I was to choose between smbpasswd or tdbsam I
would definitely go for the later.
The reasons why tdbsam is better are clearly explained on the Samba
Search the PDFs for "backend" and you will find plenty of information.
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