[Samba] Converting smbpasswd to passwd.tdb fails

Jochen Eggemann Jochen.Eggemann at nw-fva.de
Tue Mar 23 03:50:39 MDT 2010

Am 23.03.2010 09:18, schrieb Jochen Eggemann:
> Hi,
> I'm trying to convert a working smbpasswd file with about 160 user to
> passwd.tdb on samba 3.5.1 with:
> pdbedit -i smbpasswd:/etc/samba/smbpasswd -e tdbsam:/etc/samba/passwd.tdb
> The smbpasswd is from our old samba 3.0.34 server which we want to
> replace. Only about 60 users are put into the new file. The others are
> simply dropped and no errors reported.
> Any ideas?
> Jochen
Sorry, ashes on my head. I should have rtfm. The uids had changed for
some users. Using the debug function pointed me in the right direction.
Now everything works.


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