smbpasswd error message
stella at rider.edu
Thu Mar 2 22:09:40 GMT 2000
Sounds like you downloaded the wrong packaged version (the one for use
Get the source and compile from scratch, or the non-nis version from
Christoph Singer wrote:
> I have successfully installed Samba on a Solaris2.7 system and created the
> smbpasswd file using mksmbpasswd.sh
> 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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