Doug Douglass samba at
Thu Nov 1 12:54:03 GMT 2001

read about "update encrypted" in smb.conf. I've never used, but I think this
is exactly what it's used for.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: samba-admin at [mailto:samba-admin at]On
> Behalf Of mark.hale at
> Sent: Thursday, November 01, 2001 10:28 AM
> To: samba at
> Subject: Samba:Unix:NT
> Hi Samba Support,
> We are currently having problems with plain text passwords from Unix to NT
> for a particular application. We have tested using encrypted
> passwords, and
> this has resolved that problem. However, this has created another problem
> in that anyone not in the encrypted password file can no longer connect to
> the samba shares. My question is this:
> Is there a module/utility that will automatically sync the users unix
> password with the samba encrypted one, and would this automatically
> populate the /usr/local/samba/private/smbpasswd file with all the users ?
> Thanks for your help in advance,
> Kind regards,
> Mark
> IUT.

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