[Samba] Can not change user password with smbpasswd

Gerald Carter jerry at samba.org
Mon Feb 11 06:24:02 GMT 2002

On Mon, 11 Feb 2002, Kestutis Saldziunas wrote:

> Please let me know why user (not root) can not change password
> (connected in Linux machine)? The log is below:
> admin at samba_ux:/usr/local/samba/private > smbpasswd
> INFO: Debug class all level = 1   (pid 1060 from pid 1060)
> Old SMB password:
> New SMB password:
> Retype new SMB password:
> machine rejected the password change: Error was : The specified passwo
> rd is invalid.
> Failed to change password for admin
> admin at samba_ux:/usr/local/samba/private >
> I use various password combinations, so it could not be due too simple
> password or reenter error.

"smbpasswd -r localhost"

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