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Re: Samba Problem

On Mon, Oct 19, 2009 at 7:40 PM, Jari Fredriksson <jarif@iki.fi> wrote:
> 16.10.2009 7:22, Tom H kirjoitti:
>> On Tue, Oct 13, 2009 at 1:29 AM, Jeff Grossman<jeff@stikman.com>  wrote:
>>> I just upgraded by Testing system from Samba 3.3.4-1 to 3.4.2-1 yesterday
>>> and now I am not able to connect my Windows Vista machine to my Debian
>>> machine.  I have tried to Google for an answer and have not been able to
>>> find anything.  Did something with authentication change between those
>>> two
>>> versions that I missed somewhere?
>>> From the release notes of 3.4.0:
>> The default passdb backend has been changed to 'tdbsam'! That breaks
>> existing
>> setups using the 'smbpasswd' backend without explicit declaration! Please
>> use
>> 'passdb backend = smbpasswd' if you would like to stick to the 'smbpasswd'
>> backend or convert your smbpasswd entries using e.g. 'pdbedit -i smbpasswd
>> -e
>> tdbsam'.
> All right! I just received Samba 3.4.2 from Lenny backports, and Windows
> stopped working.
> I tried that 'pdbedit -i smbpasswd -e tdbsam' and restarted Samba but no
> joy. I then changed the 'passdb backend = smbpasswd' into smb.conf and
> it works again.

I'm not sure but I would try:

stop samba
pdbedit -i smbpassw -e tdbsam
comment passdb backend in smb.conf
start samba

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