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Official Samba-3 HOWTO and Reference Guide, The by Jelmer R. Vernooij, John H. Terpstra

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Chapter 29. Upgrading From Samba-2.X to Samba-3.0.0

This chapter deals exclusively with the differences between Samba-3.0.0 and Samba-2.2.8a. It points out where configuration parameters have changed, and provides a simple guide for the move from 2.2.x to 3.0.0.

Quick Migration Guide

Samba-3.0.0 default behavior should be approximately the same as Samba-2.2.x. The default behavior when the new parameter passdb backend is not defined in the smb.conf file provides the same default behviour as Samba-2.2.x with encrypt passwords = Yes, and will use the smbpasswd database.

So why say that behavior should be approximately the same as Samba-2.2.x? Because Samba-3.0.0 can negotiate new protocols, such as support for native Unicode, that may result in differing ...

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