smbpasswd problem

Daniel David Benson bensond at
Wed Apr 29 20:20:53 GMT 1998

I can't seem to figure this on out.  I just recently put 1.9.18p4
on one of my DECs.  The root user can change user smbpasswds without
a hitch.  Unfortunately, normal users get the following error:

Old SMB password:
New SMB password:
Retype new SMB password:
smbpasswd: machine rejected the password change: Error was : The specified password is invalid.

I read Todd Plaff's comment on the hosts allow entry and followed
suit.  What exactly does that error mean?  

Also, with the smbpasswd -r functionality can I update another samba server's
password database?



Daniel David Benson                                bensond at
System Administrator  
Social Science Data Service      pgp - finger bensond at
University of California, Davis                             Linux User

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