Sync issue with encrypted passwords

Giulio Orsero giulioo at
Mon Sep 27 12:42:55 GMT 1999

On Mon, 27 Sep 1999 22:32:15 +1000, hai scritto:

>"ERROR: the 'passwd chat' script [*old*password* %o\n *new*password*
>%n\n *new*password* %n\n *changed*] expects to use the old plaintext
>password via the %o substitution. With encrypted passwords this is not

>How do I resolve this? Am I forced to use plaintext passwords when

Samba will call (considering a normal unix passwd account), the passwd
binary as root; so it won't be asked for the old password.

It will be
new unix password

and not 
type old passwd
new unis passwd

so change password chat according to case 1.
Samba+sync+encrypted is ok.

giulioo at

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