According to the "WHATSNEW" file in the current Samba release,
the configuration directive "ads server" has been dropped:
33) Moved 'ads server' functionality into 'password server' for
This has been fixed in the master code three that will be sync'd across to the
samba-3.0.0 tree before release. I will mark this bug as fixed as soon as the
source sync has happened.
It has been replaced by the "password server" parameter. The HOWTO collection
needs to be updated (Section 4.3.4 Ads Security Mode)
Already fixed in CVS.
originally reported against one of the 3.0.0rc[1-4] releases.
Cleaning up non-production versions.
sorry for the same, cleaning up the database to prevent unecessary reopens of bugs.