Long machine names...

Jeremy Allison jallison at whistle.com
Thu May 21 17:41:51 GMT 1998

Tim Winders wrote:
> OK, now I am VERY confused.  I ran the unix adduser utility and added the
> new user called sup2$ (the new name of my machine).  I verified the entry
> WAS in /etc/passwd.  I then IMMEDIATELY ran smbpasswd -a -m sup2 sup2 and
> the samba private/smbpasswd file was updated to relfect the new sup2$
> machine account.  I could then login with the NT box.  I then checked the
> /etc/passwd file and there were NO machine account entries...

Well whoever did it wasn't smbpasswd. I defy you to find
code in there that writes to /etc/passwd :-).


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