[Samba] samba not knowing new users

Gaiseric Vandal gaiseric.vandal at gmail.com
Tue Jan 18 08:16:25 MST 2011

Is this server a PDC or standalone server?

What is the backend for samba accounts?
Do you create unix accounts first as well, or are you using 
winbind/idmap backend to allocate unix id's for the samba accounts.

Do accounts show up with "wbinfo -u" ?

On 01/18/2011 09:28 AM, Hajo Locke wrote:
>> so iam in doubt if there is an error when creating the user, but i 
>> will try
>> to get further information.
> so, getting back with this information:
> script is adding sections to smbd.conf, creates systemuser by useradd 
> and finally it is creating the samba-user by smbpasswd -sa
> my buddy tells there is no error etc.
> what could be the problem that some new users only work after 
> restarting smbd service? it happens not every time...
> Thanks,
> Hajo

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