[Samba] SAMBA using existing users and passwords on Linux

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Wed Jun 3 23:04:15 UTC 2020

On Wed, 2020-06-03 at 18:41 -0300, Fernando Gonçalves via samba wrote:
> So that it doesn't end without a conclusion I will inform you what
> has been
> accomplished.
> As our time was short to complete the migration I decided to install
> the
> same version of SAMBA that was already running on the old machine
> (3.6.6).
> After the migration is complete, I will have more time to update the
> and insert it into our AD domain, thus changing the entire login and
> mapping system.
> I am very grateful to everyone who responded and helped me in this
> decision
> making.
> I wish everyone health.

Please be aware that this is essentially the same as not having a
username or password set, as this old Samba version is missing many
important security patches, including likely some remote-root issues.


Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                       https://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team  https://samba.org
Samba Developer, Catalyst IT          

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