[Samba] Samba encrypt passwd

Neil Muller neil at neologix.net
Tue May 21 17:38:02 GMT 2002

>    cat /etc/passwd | mksmbpasswd.sh > smbpasswd
    This creates an smbpasswd file with blank passwords for each user. You also
need to do:

     smbpasswd <username> 

    for each user to create the actual password used by samba. Finally make sure
the smbpasswd file is in the location where samba is looking for it, check your


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