smbpasswd questions

Gerald Carter jerry at Eng.Auburn.EDU
Sun Oct 4 18:58:35 GMT 1998

At 02:10 AM 10/5/98 +1000, Dana Canfield wrote:
>Also, is there any way we could get a feature added to smbpasswd that
>would "zero-out" the password for a given machine?  Maybe there is
>already a way to do this, but I haven't yet found it.  We usually end up
>having to re-build a couple of machines per week, and editing the
>smbpasswd file is getting a bit tedious.

'smbpasswd machinename$'

set the password to machinename.  This could probably be scripted
if you needed it.

                            Gerald ( Jerry ) Carter	
Engineering Network Services                           Auburn University 
jerry at   

       "...a hundred billion castaways looking for a home."
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