samba and unix password sync?

Gerald Carter gcarter at
Tue Jul 4 13:19:43 GMT 2000

awesome-dave1 at wrote:
> I'm using redhat linux 6.2, and freebsd 4.0-release, both of 
> which are running samba 2.06. I'd like to sync up the nt 
> and unix password files, I've added
> unix password sync = yes
>         but that has no effect.
>         Any ideas?

You need to set the 'password chat' for your systems as well.
Probably also change the 'passwd program' value.

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