Samba and NIS+

Gerald W. Carter cartegw at Eng.Auburn.EDU
Wed Dec 9 14:03:39 GMT 1998

Delphine Asseraf wrote:
> I have users on NT4 SP3 that have accounts on UNIX (the same login).
> Thus, if I understand well, I have to create a smbpasswd file that will
> be used to recognize if NT users have right to access UNIX files.
> In encryption.txt, we are told about the way of making a smbpasswd file
> whith ypcat and mksmbpasswd.
> Can I use niscat and mksmbpasswd ?
> Or is there an other script for NIS+ ?

Yes.  ypcat is simply used to cat thas passwd map.  
'niscat passwd.org_dir' will do the equivalent

Speaking off the top of my head,
                            Gerald ( Jerry ) Carter	
Engineering Network Services                           Auburn University 
jerry at   

       "...a hundred billion castaways looking for a home."
                                  - Sting "Message in a Bottle" ( 1979 )

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