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

Denis BUCHER dbucherml at hsolutions.ch
Tue Dec 16 10:08:14 MST 2014


Le 16.12.2014 18:04, Jeremy Allison a écrit : 

> 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.

OK thank you for your reply. 

My problem came indeed because I needed the SID to configure a new
(LDAP+Samba) replacement server :-) 

Therefore I think my work-around (see other post) will be the solution
for me. 

Thanks a lot ! 


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