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Re: Rearranging Samba packages
On Tue, Jan 31, 2012 at 02:09:14PM +0100, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 30, 2012 at 01:42:19PM +0000, Matthias Scheler wrote:
> > On Mon, Dec 12, 2011 at 09:45:48PM +0100, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> > > On Fri, Dec 09, 2011 at 10:55:20PM +0000, Roy Marples wrote:
> > > > Is my config on samba-3.0.x guaranteed to work on the latest?
> > >
> > > No, it may not work. I've been there ...
> > What was the problem? My Samba configuration which worked fine with 3.0
> > and 3.3 is accepted by Samba 3.6.3. But user authentication fails.
> I don't remember the exact details but I had to add some configuration
> directives, for which the default was wrong (directives which are new in
> 3.3). Without them I had auth problems too. It may be 'msdfs root'
> but I'm not sure.
Ok, I found the problem. Samba now uses a new authentication backend
by default. I had to add "passdb backend = smbpasswd" to the
"[global]" section in "smb.conf" to get the old behaviour back.
Matthias Scheler http://zhadum.org.uk/
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