[Samba] Shadow passwords
barth at cck.uni-kl.de
Wed Apr 10 05:42:02 GMT 2002
> I'm getting an ulcer trying to find docs on Linux shadow passwords with the
> Samba encrypt password option.
If you are using encrypted passwords, you do not have to worry about
shadow passwords or not. Samba stores and maintains the encrypted
passwords in a seperate file, compare the "smb passwd file" option in
> I've searched high and low on this site,
> Redhat's and around the net and the docs that I've found end with "Samba may
> be compiled without support for shadow passwords", as an answer to a
> troubleshooting test! Why couldn't that doc explain how to determine whether
> or not Samba has been compiled with support.
This is probably old stuff: Run configure on your system before your
compaile samba and shadow passwords should be fine. Or use the rpms
tailored for your system.
> I had to deduce that smbpasspw.sh should be pointed at /etc/shadow instead
> of /etc/passwd because passwd was empty. It produced a smbpasswd file with
> the required 32 character pairs. I am able to change passwords with
> smbpasswd, but $ smbclient /pogo/public -U user1%secret (I use
> the real names at home) and other tests returns the error, "bad
> password...". Pings ok, shares display ok but no access.
> RH 7.2 Samba 2.2.1a Win98se
> I've run Samba with plaintext before but I want to do it right this time.
> It's not like I'm new to Linux. My first distro was Slackware96. I'm getting
> desperate though and may have to install the evil reincarnation of VMESS.
> Erick Carwood
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