[Samba] smb/unix password sync

Oliver Schulze L. oliver at samera.com.py
Mon Feb 4 22:31:54 GMT 2002

In RedHat Linux 7.1 and samba 2.2.2 this is working fine:
 passwd program = /usr/bin/passwd %u
 passwd chat = *new*password* %n\n *new*password* %n\n *success*
 unix password sync = Yes

To obtain a working passwd chat, run passwd manually and look at the 
Then, use that output to build the 'passwd chat' string


Paul Miller wrote:

>How can I use the pam_smbpass module to sync unix passwd with smbpasswd?
>Here's the details:
>I'm using both passwd and smbpasswd.  When passwords are changed with
>smbpasswd, passwd is sync'd.  I would like it so when passwds are changed
>with passwd, smbpasswd is sync'd if-and-only-if a user exists in
>smbpasswd.  (Not all unix accounts have access to samba).

Oliver Schulze L.
oliver at samera.com.py

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