smbpasswd questions

Jeremy Allison jallison at
Mon May 11 18:33:57 GMT 1998

Kevin Currie wrote:
> Here's the setup:
>         We have samba running, and by and large working nicely, as a PDC
> on a box which we are not allowing login's to.  We're working on some
> password sync solutions (for Solaris 2.5.1) and are finding that from
> remote Sun stations, smbpasswd will not update a users password.  It seems
> to be wanting to talk to (one of the) samba daemons.  Do we have to
> install samba on every workstation we have to do this?

No - use smbpasswd -r <remote_machine> to point the
password change to the machine that owns the master
smbpasswd file.


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