How to use only the UNIX password file with samba ?
shaun.lipscombe at gasops.co.uk
Wed Nov 15 12:46:54 GMT 2000
* "Adam" == Adam Williams <awilliam at whitemice.org> writes:
>>> You want to setup "unix passwd sync", see the smb.conf man page.
>> Does this work with shadow passwords?
> It should work with anything. It actually calls the password
> change command that you specify (ex. /usr/bin/passwd) and
> communicates with it via an "expect"-ish script. If the expect
> script is a go it then proceeds to change the SMB password, else it
> returns a failure to change the passwd.
OK. When you create the smbpasswd file should you cat the shadow file
to the smbpasswd.sh script? In the encryption.txt it says to use
/etc/passwd and of course /etc/shadow is in a different format....
Hopefully I haven't asked a dumb question :-/
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