Samba upgrade, users cannot connect

Tom Munro Glass gentoo at
Mon Sep 4 21:52:11 UTC 2006

On Sunday 03 September 2006 07:45, Lee Dilkie wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> This one has got me a bit stumped.
> I just upgrade my samba (3) in ports. It was minor upgrade (version
> letter bumped to 'b.1').
> Anyway, I cannot connect to a share anymore. Correction. I can connect
> to a share that has "users = somelogonid" but connecting to a share that
> has "users = @agroup" fails. The user keeps getting prompted with a
> password. Nothing in the logs except "FAM file change notifications not
> available" but that log is issued for both cases. The logs for the
> specific machine show the success of connecting to the first (user
> specified) share but no log at all for the second (group specified).
> Ideas anyone? This was working great before the upgrade (and I didn't
> see anything special in UPDATING).
> thanks,
> -lee

The location of the smbpasswd file has changed from /usr/local/private 
to /usr/local/etc/samba.

Tom Munro Glass

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