smbpasswd error message

Christoph Singer cs at
Thu Mar 2 09:52:31 GMT 2000


I have successfully installed Samba on a Solaris2.7 system and created the
smbpasswd file using

Now I want to set passwords for all users. But when I try to run
"smbpasswd" or "smbpasswd username" as root the following error message

make_smb_from_nisp: NIS+ lookup failure: Error in accessing NIS+ cold
start file... is NIS+ installed?
Failed to find entry for user root.
Failed to change password entry for root

Why does smbpasswd call "make_smb_from_nisp"? I'm not using NIS+ on this
machine. All local Unix users passwords are stored in /etc/passwd.

Any solutions?

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