Synchronization passwords between Unix & Samba
David.Collier-Brown at canada.sun.com
Wed Nov 15 15:14:04 GMT 2000
Yaron Daniel wrote:
> Is there already a reverse synchronization of the encrypted smbpasswd
> file when a standard Unix password is upadted by user.
> I got on the network NIS server running on Sun , and i would like to
> know how can i slove this problem.
> (does i need to install samba on the nis server also or is there a
> sulotion for the passwords.
That's really a question for samba at samba.org (this is
the documentation mailing-list)...
However, if I understand the question, the answer
depoend on whether you can call yppasswd as root,
specifying the user name, and get prompted for
the new password. If so, yp is happy and you're done.
Otherwise you'll need to have the samba server on the
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