[Pkg-samba-maint] Bug#816301: Bug#816301: samba 2:4.3.3 refuses to start

Jelmer Vernooij jelmer at jelmer.uk
Tue Mar 8 20:03:27 UTC 2016

On Tue, Mar 08, 2016 at 03:33:21PM +0100, Francesco Potortì wrote:
> I identified the problem source: this version of Samba does not accept
> "security = share" any more and the /etc/init.d/nmbd script fails.  The
> reason is that:
> # samba-tool testparm --parameter-name="server role"
> WARNING: Ignoring invalid value 'share' for parameter 'security'
> ERROR: Unable to load default file

FWIW neither samba 4.1 nor 4.3 support the 'security = share' setting; it was
removed in Samba 4.0.

Your configuration file is still using the 'security = share' parameter, and that's
where the warning comes from. Does it work without that setting?


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