Andrea Zolnhofer & Michael Ott ZolnOtt at
Fri Jun 9 19:06:56 GMT 2000


I hope, that I can help you. 

At first: You want to much to know for a e-mail. The best way is, that you buy
a book like "Teach Yourself Samba in 24 Hours

cat /etc/passwd | > /usr/local/samba/private/smbpasswd
Than you must put this two lines into smb.conf:
update encrypted = yes
encrypt passwd = no
> 1. How to create samba passwords from /etc/passwd (more than 1000 entries
> there)?
> 2. How to achieve synchronization between regular Unix and Samba
> password later (I know for Samba->Unix password synchronization, but what
> about reverse side)?
look at (smb.conf): 
unix passwd sync
passwd chat
passwd chat debug

> 3. Is it possible to change Samba password from Windows box (when I try this
> now, I receive "The system cannot change your password because the domain
> MYDOMAIN is not available")?
> Environment: Samba TNG-2.5 on RedHat Linux 6.2 box acting as PDC for network
> of
> WinNT/Win2K workstations.
> Thanks,
> Aleksandar

Bye Michael

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