shadow password

Giulio Orsero giulioo at
Fri Oct 29 21:24:54 GMT 1999

On Sat, 30 Oct 1999 05:35:27 +1000, hai scritto:

>>From /var/log/samba/
>[1999/10/29  3:26:25, 0] smbd/password.c:pass_check_smb(513)
>  Error : UNIX and SMB uids in password files do not match for user 'root'!
>The smbpasswd file was generated using the method descibed in
>So my guess is that this is due to the shadow password problem. Is there a
>way to fix it?

So, is the uid in /etc/passwd and smbpasswd the same for root? If not
try adjusting it.

Then, have you set the password for root?
smbpasswd root

I'd try the test for a user other than root.

giulioo at

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