[Samba] Member server guide broken

Ryan Ashley ryana at reachtechfp.com
Wed Aug 20 17:21:12 MDT 2014

Steve, I question to learn. Just accepting that something works does not 
explain to me how or why your way works and mine does not. I need an 
understanding of how this stuff ties together so I can troubleshoot it 
without always bothering the list. You didn't come into this world 
knowing everything and neither did I.

As for your request, I will say this. When I added "--with-pam" to my 
configure line, it worked. Assuming it was built before, maybe something 
else played a role in preventing it from working, but you constantly 
being sarcastic and insulting did not help. When I destroyed the old VM 
I did try a build without the "--with-pam" parameter and it did build 
PAM in 4.1.11, so something was wrong before, whether it was the old VM, 
the buidl process barfing while the server was under a load, or just 
some hiccup. It doesn't matter at this point because I have moved past it.

Now I would like to make a request of you. Stop being insulting and 
sarcastic. If you feel the need to do that, keep it off-list. People 
looking for help here do not need to see this. You have some sort of 
very serious issue with my questions, so don't answer them. If I cannot 
ask questions, why is this list here? The website directed me here to 
ask questions, but even if a have a hundred, it should not anger you the 
way you are. I have been completely respectful of you and Rowland, and 
while Rowland did get tired of responding, he kept it civil and did not 
get sarcastic. My problems are solved and I am not posting new issues so 
please do not continue to attack me every time somebody bumps one of my 
threads. I get it, asking questions pissed you off. I won't directly ask 
you anything again. I am not here to anger anybody. In fact I apologized 
to you AND Rowland personally for whatever it was I had done. I now see 
that it was asking too many questions. Let me tell you, don't have kids. 
They ask lots of them!

And if you are wondering why I am still subscribed, I do know quite a 
few things about Linux and Samba, and if I can offer help I will. The 
main reason is that I learn from others asking questions and reading 
their threads. This allows me to do that quite easily.

On 8/20/2014 4:08 PM, steve wrote:
> Constant questioning of an excellent wiki article of which the author
> took the trouble to ask for suggestions and contributions from everyone
> here makes us look ridiculous.
> FACT: The wiki is not broken. PAM has always been built. It has never
> changed. Even the 4.2 GIT has it:
> samba --version
> Version 4.2.0pre1-GIT-55c279f
> ./configure --help | grep pam
>    --with-pam
>              Build with pam support (default=yes)
>    --with-pam_smbpass
>              Build with pam_smbpass support (default=yes)
>      --with-pammodulesdir=PAMMODULESDIR
> Please could the OP withdraw and correct the thread and post the links
> to his YouTube videos which prove us all wrong?
> Thank you,
> Steve

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