Converting passwd file to smbpasswd?

Mike O'Neill mikeo at
Thu Feb 15 19:39:18 GMT 2001

You may want to try this instead:

cat /etc/passwd | ./ > /usr/samba/private/smbpasswd

Have you done a search on google yet?  -m

> I am wondering if there is a way to convert my users passwds from
> /etc/passwd over to the smbpasswd file.  I have tride cat /etc/passwd >
> > /usr/local/samba/private/smbpasswd.  Howvere, this
> only moved the data over.  Is there a way to get the file over and
> converted so I do not have to do a smbpasswd -a for each and every
> user.  TIA
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