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[Samba] passdb.tdb shows no users in new 4.3.11-ubuntu install?

I enabled logging at level 3 on my new 4.3.11-ubuntu (sylvia) system to see why I was not opening a share properly from another system. The log shows:

   [2018/06/11 20:49:13.418108,  3]
      check_ntlm_password:  Checking password for unmapped user
   [AGI-NET]\[dhdurgee]@[Z560] with the new password interface
   [2018/06/11 20:49:13.418124,  3]
      check_ntlm_password:  mapped user is: [DG41TY]\[dhdurgee]@[Z560]
   [2018/06/11 20:49:13.418178,  3]
      check_sam_security: Couldn't find user 'dhdurgee' in passdb.
   [2018/06/11 20:49:13.418201,  2]
      check_ntlm_password:  Authentication for user [dhdurgee] ->
   [dhdurgee] FAILED with error NT_STATUS_NO_SUCH_USER
   [2018/06/11 20:49:13.428484,  3]
      No such user dhdurgee [AGI-NET] - using guest account

So it appears that "dhdurgee" is not in passdb for some reason. Checking this on that system shows:

   dhdurgee@DG41TY ~ $ sudo pdbedit --list --verbose
   [sudo] password for dhdurgee:
   WARNING: The "syslog" option is deprecated
   dhdurgee@DG41TY ~ $

So there are no users in passdb?  Doing the same on 3.6.25 (maya) shows unix users nobody and dhdurgee as expected.

Is the passdb compatible between the two?  Can I simply copy the 3.6.25 version over the 4.3.11 one?  Shouldn't the passdb have been initialized properly when samba was installed?  Is there an initialization utility to run to do so? The 3.6.25 version of passdb.tdb is 36864 bytes while the 4.3.11 version is 421888 bytes respectively.

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