ARGHHHH! Simple problem I'm sure.

Robert Dahlem Robert.Dahlem at
Mon Nov 6 23:07:03 GMT 2000


On Mon, 6 Nov 2000 10:32:33 -0500, King, Dwayne wrote:

>One last question (I promise!).  Isn't there a way to have the Samba
>password inherit that of the unix account?

Apply the registry hack for unencrypted passwords to all clients and 
reconfigure Samba to use unencrypted passwords. It will then use 
passwords from passwd/shadow.

Apparently this is not really what you will like to do ...

>i.e. I map our NT domain name "dwayne.king" to the unix name "dking", 
>however enabling the samba account with "smbpasswd -e dking" requires 
>a separate password.

>Obviously, I could just set them the same, but I am thinking about 
>when the unix pw changes.

You can try this one:

    workgroup = your_domain_name_goes_here
    security = server
    password server = *
    username map = /etc/smb.usermap

  dking = dwayne.king
Make sure you have read _and_ understood everthing 'man smb.conf' has 
to tell you about "security = server", "password server = *" and 
"username map".


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