samba authentication problems

T Kellers kellers at
Thu Aug 7 12:52:55 PDT 2003

Did you do a make clean before the make re-install?
If not, it's reading the original config.


# make deinstall && make clean && make build install

Just a thought, just in case

Tim Kellers

On Thursday 07 August 2003 02:11 pm, John DeStefano wrote:
>>Lewis Thompson <purple at> wrote:On Thu, Aug 07, 2003 at
>>06:49:49AM -0700, John DeStefano wrote:
>>> AFAIK, I have not enabled ldap authentication. But how do I
>>> confirm?
>>Well. If it's 2.2.8a then it's defined at compile time (i.e., you
>>specify you want it, or it autodetects if openldap is installed).
>>if it's samba-devel (3.0.0b2) then you can modify the behaviour with
>>the passdb backend smb.conf setting.
>I'm using 2.2.8a.  I've now done a 'make install' after 'make
>deinstall' twice, with the same results both times, so I can only
>assume the installation is autodetecting openldap, as you suspected
>>Chances are it's 2.2.8a and you'll need to recompile, unless you
>>/want/ to use LDAP.
>Searched the handbook and FAQ, but nothing helpful there on ldap, let
>alone ldap and samba.  Google produced a slew of unanswered mail
>archive questions.  I don't care one way or the other whether to use
>ldap or not; I just want samba to work!  Any recommendations?
>>Best wishes,
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