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Re: [Samba] problems after upgrade from 3.3.2 to 3.4.0

From: Christian PERRIER <bubulle_at_nospam>
Date: Wed May 26 2010 - 08:44:31 GMT
To: Thomas Gutzler <>

Quoting Thomas Gutzler (
> Hi,
> After upgrading one of my samba servers from ubuntu jaunty (3.3.2) to
> karmic (3.4.0) I cannot access the shares any more.

The default for "passdb backend" changed between these versions (from
"smbpasswd" to "tdbsam") and, as you don't explicitly set it in
smb.conf, I'd gues this might be the reason for this.

Try adding:

passdb backend = smbpasswd

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