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Old 04-03-2005, 11:09 AM   #1
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[Samba] how to list users


I just installed samba on Ubuntu Hoary. Everything works fine. I can add users with smbpasswd and can browse those shared directories from my XP Box.
My question: How can I list all added samba users? smbpasswd does not have a list feature. And where are those users + passwords stored?
Some online resources stated, that there should be a file /etc/samba/smbpasswd, where users and passwords are stored. But on my system there isn't one, just the binary /usr/bin/smbpasswd.
Any help?

Old 04-03-2005, 11:37 AM   #2
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If you take a look at smb.conf it will give you an idea of where the user accounts are stored.
Old 04-04-2005, 07:23 AM   #3
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Ok, thanks for the answer.
I found out, that my samba server stores its passwords in a database named TDB.
passdb backend = tdbsam guest
What does this "guest" mean? The examples in the manpage do give a location of the tdbsam, instead of "guest".
And now to my primary question: How can I list all users in that Database?



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