SMBpassword and UNIX password sync?

Tim Winders twinders at
Sat Feb 21 20:48:29 GMT 1998

On Sat, 21 Feb 1998, Roeland M.J. Meyer wrote:

> >Is there anyway to syncronize the /etc/passwd and smbpasswd files such
> >that when a user changes their UNIX passwd, their smbpasswd will
> >automatically get created if one does not exist or changed their smbpasswd
> >if one DOES exist?
> Wrap both passwd amd smbpasswd, and maybe even yppasswd, with a perl/expect
> script which will do this for all systems when the user does a passwd
> change. We even are building a web-page/cgi-script that does this for our
> users.

Are you willing to share this bit of code?  I would love to do the same
thing here!
> >I am running Digital Unix 4.0D, no shadow password, no C2.  I am open to
> >using a different UNIX passwd program if that will help.  Thanks!
> You *really* don't want to do that.

Thanks for the advice.  I am just looking for ways to make my life easier!

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