Kevin Colby kevinc at
Thu Nov 11 19:18:05 GMT 1999

Tom Kunicki wrote:
> So another questions for the Samba gurus.  Because of
> the password chat %o behaviour when 'unix password sync
> = yes' (%o is always "" when 'unix password sync = yes')
> I can't get samba to sync passwords with NIS since the
> user's old password is always requied with yppassword
> regardless of the executing UID.  Is there a way to
> address this?  Will this be addressed in a future release?

Synchronization of NIS requires the Samba PDC to
also be the NIS master (because only the NIS master
doesn't need to know the old password).

	- Kevin Colby
	  kevinc at

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