[Samba] Strange problem with pdbedit -Lv : missing users ?

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Tue Dec 16 10:04:05 MST 2014

On Tue, Dec 16, 2014 at 05:59:33PM +0100, Denis BUCHER wrote:
> Dear Gaiseric, 
> Yes, according to testparm the backend is a plain text file : 
>  smb passwd file = /etc/samba/smbpasswd
>  passdb backend = smbpasswd 
> Therefore I wonder where the User SIDs are stored ?! 

They are made up on the fly via algorithm from the
UNIX user id.

This is an *old* style set up. I recommend you
move to a tdb password backend.

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