new option to smbpasswd

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at
Tue Mar 3 21:16:50 GMT 1998

yes, this is a good idea, as it could be automated from a script.


On Wed, 4 Mar 1998, Gerald W. Carter wrote:

> I was working on the NTDOM FAQ a little was working on the part about
> adding machines to the smbpasswd file.  Had a quick thought...
> Would it be beneficial to add a switch to smbpasswd so that machine
> accounts could be added directly?  For example, something like
> 	smbpasswd -add -machine mymachine
> which would generate the the entry
> 	MYMACHINE$:<mymachine>:0080:
> rather than the standard user entry which would then have to be
> modified.
> I realize that the plans are to be able to create these accounts
> automatically but in the meantime, this could be a quick hack.
> j-
> ________________________________________________________________________
>                             Gerald ( Jerry ) Carter	
> Engineering Network Services                           Auburn University 
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