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slackware:samba [2006/03/29 19:27]
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   * This should be in ''/etc/samba/smb.conf'', it defines the password backend Sabma will use (I will not discuss the alternative LDAP backend here, I hope to write another article on that all of it's own): <code>   * This should be in ''/etc/samba/smb.conf'', it defines the password backend Sabma will use (I will not discuss the alternative LDAP backend here, I hope to write another article on that all of it's own): <code>
-    passdb backend = tdbsam guest +    passdb backend = tdbsam:/var/lib/samba/private/passdb.tdb 
-</code> //NOTE//: when you enable //tdbsam// on an already configured and running Samba server, and run ''killall -HUP smbd'' to let it re-load the configuration files, you might have to re-add the 'smbguest' user to Samba, since the default to use is the //smbpasswd// file and not the tdbsam database.\\ So, again run: <code>+</code> //NOTE//: when you enable //tdbsam// on an already configured and running Samba server, and run ''killall -HUP smbd'' to let it re-load the configuration files, you might have to re-add the 'smbguest' user to Samba. \\ In the past, the default to use was the //smbpasswd// file but since Sa,ba 3.4 the tdbsam database became the default.\\ So, again run: <code>
 smbpasswd -a smbguest -d smbpasswd -a smbguest -d
 </code> </code>

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