Samba permissions

Robert Dahlem Robert.Dahlem at
Wed Nov 29 07:31:35 GMT 2000


On Tue, 28 Nov 2000 10:04:23 -0800, Luis wrote:

>one more thing when i tryed to run smbpasswd i get this error
>$ smbpasswd system
>I enter a new password and retype it to make sure but then it this 
>error i get
>"Failed to find entry for user system"
>"Failed to modify password entry for user system"
>But when i check in the linux userconf the user is there.
>so anyone has any idea what the hell I'm doing wrong

Your smb.conf is missing "encrypt passwords = yes" in the global 
section and to add a user you need to type "smbpasswd -a user". 
"smbpasswd user" is for changing the password of an already known 


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