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Re: [Samba] SMB Conf changes in 4.7

On Wed, 2017-11-22 at 18:01 +0000, Arnab Roy via samba wrote:
> Hi ,
> I have just upgraded samba from 4.5.10 to 4.7.3 and my NTLM auth is
> completely broken
> on starting winbind its complaining about
> Unknown parameter encountered: "winbindd privileged socket directory"
> Ignoring unknown parameter "winbindd privileged socket directory"
> In our case it needs to be specified on startup via smb.conf and not at
> compile time.
> This was working fine all this while and there is no mention of these being
> deprecated in 4.7.

This is the commit and rationale:

commit bd8d9559bf8e6cdbf080902bc2460dbc12848054
Author: Andrew Bartlett <abartlet@xxxxxxxxx>
Date:   Tue Jan 3 20:46:59 2017 +1300

    param: Remove winbindd privileged socket directory option
    This option is unused and has not been used since before Samba 4.3
    when the source4/ winbindd code went away.
    The associated dynconfig parameters used for the default are also
    BUG: https://bugzilla.samba.org/show_bug.cgi?id=10066
    Signed-off-by: Andrew Bartlett <abartlet@xxxxxxxxx>
    Reviewed-by: Ralph Boehme <slow@xxxxxxxxx>

> Can someone comment.

I hope this helps,

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                       http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team  http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Catalyst IT          http://catalyst.net.nz/services/samba

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