machine accounts (was: SAmba and web password changing)

Torsten Curdt tcurdt at
Wed Nov 15 15:41:28 GMT 2000

> Here is an outdated but still functional interface I've made with a
> coworker to update both samba and NIS through https+php3(4):

I followed this URL and found something even more interesting...
...a patch that avoids the need for machine accounts in the
/etc/passwd (still in smbpasswd)

Why is this patch not included in the usual samba version?
Having these accounts in /etc/passwd is quite annoing!

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