net/samba34: after upgrade from samba33 -> samba34 no client can connect to samba34-server anymore!

O. Hartmann ohartman at
Tue Feb 9 22:56:51 UTC 2010

On 02/09/10 11:00, tequnix at wrote:
> Am Mon, 08 Feb 2010 11:43:12 +0000
> schrieb "O. Hartmann"<ohartman at>:
>> I have no idea what's going wrong. The authentication is done via
>> LDAP. Using samab33 works without problem.
> did you use "smbpasswd -w ..." to store the ldap password? i realized
> that this is a necessary step when upgrading from samba 33 to
> samba 34 (when using ldapsam as passdb backend)
> best regards,
> šreinhard

Yes, I did, but the problem went away, when I removed all old 
/var/db/samba files and folders. Although samba34 created 
/var/db/samba34, the existence of folder and files /var/db/samba seemed 
to cause the problem. Now, everything is smooth and shibny.



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