[Samba] Synching Samba and user passwords

Mac dmccann at nibsc.ac.uk
Fri Apr 5 08:23:02 GMT 2002

>From: "Angel Gabriel" <angel at daddyt.co.uk>
>To: <samba at lists.samba.org>
>Subject: [Samba] Synching Samba and user passwords
>Date: Fri, 5 Apr 2002 14:54:28 +0100
>Is it possible to sync the passwords that samba uses, with the usual
>user passwords?

If you're not using encrypted passwords, then Samba is using the usual
user password already. (Unless you've done something wierd, like PAM or

If you're using 'encrypted password = yes' then have a look at 'password
sync' in smb.conf(5).  Note that your chat script will be critical to
the whole thing and they can be awkward to debug.

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