[Samba] Authentication issues with Samba 4.3.8

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Mon Jul 3 16:59:26 UTC 2017

On Mon, 3 Jul 2017 21:57:12 +0530
"Chunduru, Krishnachaithanya"
<Krishnachaithanya.Chunduru at broadridge.com> wrote:

> Hi  Rowland,
> Thanks for the help.	
> Could you please let me know what would  be the passwd database if I
> update my smb.conf. 

You will be using tdbsam

> I have created the user locally and in samba using the steps given by
> you. And it seems it's working fine. 


> The authentication is successful, but I was wondering why it was
> working in earlier version without adding user in samba database.

Not really sure, possibly all your users were being treated as guest
users, but I don't really know, mostly because you were using such
an old version.
> I'm having around 100+ users/share and the authentication is share
> level, do I need to add all the users again in the samba database ?
> can you please comment on these as well. Thank you.

Yes, you will probably have to add your users, but where are they
authenticating from ?


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