passwords & smbfs mounting

Christopher Johnston jester at
Sat Jun 9 01:43:28 GMT 2018

Yea what is up with the archived mailing lists? I wish they work.. so much
useful information on there..

Christopher Johnston
System Analyst
Salomon Smith Barney
New York, NY
----- Original Message -----
From: "Aleksandar B. Samardzic" <a.samardzic at>
To: "Multiple recipients of list SAMBA-NTDOM" <samba-ntdom at>
Sent: Thursday, June 08, 2000 11:37 AM
Subject: passwords & smbfs mounting

> I guess following questions are asked zillion times before, but someone
> should really fix up this
> So:
> Samba TNG-2.5 on RedHat Linux 6.2 box acting as PDC for network of
> WinNT/Win2K workstations.
> 1. How to create samba passwords from /etc/passwd (more than 1000 entries
> there)? How to achieve synchronization between regular Unix and Samba
> password later (I know for Samba->Unix password synchronization, but what
> about reverse side)? Is it possible to change Samba password from Linux
> (when I try this now, I receive "The system cannot change your password
> because the domain MYDOMAIN is not available")?
> 2. What is necessary to do after clean Samba TNG-2.5 installation in order
> to be able to mount Windows shares on Linux machine? I suppose that
> something should be done during the installation and I've tried to
> use --with-smbwrapper and --with-smbmount flags, but in first case
> compilation failed and in second case seems like nothing changed after
> applying the flag.
> Thanks,
> Aleksandar

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