[Samba] Setting Samba Password Through Script

Goetz Rieger goetz.rieger at suse.de
Wed Jul 17 00:30:02 GMT 2002


On Tue, 16 Jul 2002 09:07:14 -0400
"Bell, Brad" <bbell at maharam.com> wrote:

> I am trying to create a script to set the Samba password. I see in the
> man pages a '-s' option but can't get the syntax to work.

I have done it like that in my scripts:

/usr/sbin/useradd -g users -c 'Samba User' -s /bin/false -m $NAME

/usr/bin/smbpasswd -a $NAME $INITPASS

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