Passwd changes problem

Steven Pierce steven_pierce at
Thu Jan 18 20:25:33 GMT 2001

When you enter the passwd do a smbpasswd -a username.

See if that helps.

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On 1/18/2001 at 23:59 jayaprakash.j at wrote:

>Hi everyone
>Forgive us if this quetion is already answered.
>My problem is whenever we are trying to add a password using
>smbpasswd command we encounter the following errors.
># smbpasswd
>New SMB password:
>Retype new SMB password:
>getsmbfilepwent: malformed password entry (passwd too short)
>Failed to find entry for user root.
>Failed to change password entry for root
>Thanx in Advance

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