Problem with smbpasswd

Jeremy Allison jallison at
Thu Apr 2 17:50:09 GMT 1998

Rainer Hauck wrote:

> What's also looking strange to me is that 'smbpasswd -h' gives:
> Usage is : smbpasswd [-h] [-D DEBUGLEVEL] [-r machine] [password]
> while 'man smbpasswd' says:
> smbpasswd [ -a ] [ -r remote_machine ] [ -d DEBUGLEVEL ] [ username ]
> So maybe I'm using an old version of smbpasswd?
> (I think the new version should be installed automatically when installing samba)

The man page is in error, I will fix it in the
cvs sources. Thanks for letting me know.

As for your other problem, it sounds like you
may have an smb.conf error. What does testparm
say ?


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