How to use /etc/passwd passwords for NTDOM?

Nuno Loureiro nuno at
Fri Feb 20 15:38:03 GMT 1998

Hi there amigos

I am configuring a linux box to serve an NT domain with Samba. 

I already got the sources from cvs BRANCH_DOM and compiled it

I can create computer accounts from the workstations and successfully
logon using smbpasswd passwords.

So, how can I use the other /etc/passwd passwords (I don't want to
manually add every account to smbpasswd) to logon from the NT 4
+ SP3 workstations?

Is there any automatic way of converting /etc/passwd (or shadow) to
smbpasswd? mkpasswd doesn't seem to work well (it doesn't convert the
passwords, instead it puts XXXX.... in the smb password field).

The smb server is:
	Slackware 3.4
	Samba 1.9.18p3 + CVS BRANCH_DOM (I dowloaded today the BRANCH_DOM)

I haven't compiled with any extra options..
I compiled it to use shadow and quotas...



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