Mike Black mblack at csihq.com
Fri Feb 26 14:05:24 GMT 1999

Any reason smbpasswd couldn't be smart enough to strip off the $??  Sounds
like this will be a common problem.
Just do:

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-----Original Message-----
From: Gerald Carter <cartegw at Eng.Auburn.EDU>
To: Multiple recipients of list <samba-ntdom at samba.org>
Date: Friday, February 26, 1999 8:47 AM
Subject: Re:

José Luis Rivas López wrote:
> When i add machines at smbpasswd file ('smbpasswd -m MACHINE-NAME$')
>         Failed to find entry for user MACHINE-NAME$
>         Failed to change password entry for MACHINE-NAME$

smbpasswd -a -m MECHINE-NAME

no '$' appended.  smbpaswd doe this for the.  the -a indicates
that you are adding an account.

Hope this helps,
                            Gerald ( Jerry ) Carter
Engineering Network Services                           Auburn University
jerry at eng.auburn.edu             http://www.eng.auburn.edu/users/cartegw

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