fallback password mechanism ?

Stefan Rompf srompf at telemation.de
Sun Oct 11 21:19:43 GMT 1998

Quoting Herbert Rosmanith:

>If a non-encrypted password is received from smbd, and it cannot find
>it in the samba-password, it could try to find it in /etc/passwd,
>like it did before without "encrypted passwords". this way, this would
>save us to contact every user ( ~ 200 people) and tell them their
>new standard password or assign a new password.

There is an option, I think it is called "update encrypted" that allows
smbd to add the encrypted password to the smbpasswd file when it is not
there and the user logs in. This should solve your problem.

cu.. Stefan

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