[Samba] Password synchronization
jon.dean at deanuk.net
Tue Sep 3 09:58:02 GMT 2002
I think you have to specify the entire output of the passwd program.
passwd program = /usr/bin/passwd %u
passwd chat = *Enter*new*UNIX*password:* %n\n *Retype*new*UNIX*password:*
unix password sync = Yes
Hope that helps,
At 00:07 03/09/2002 -0400, Dominic Deferia wrote:
>Hi, I'm trying to synchronize my smbpasswd with passwd but I cannot get it
>to work. I am using samba 2.2.5.
>in my global i have these lines:
> passwd program = /usr/bin/passwd %u
> passwd chat = *Enter* %n\n *Retype* %n\n
> unix password sync = Yes
>I verified the path of the passwd program, typing the passwd program as root
>gives out the message
>debian:~# passwd dodie
>Enter new UNIX password:
>Retype new UNIX password:
>passwd: password updated successfully
>Tried also to put "passwd chat = *Enter* %n\n *Retype* %n\n *" but that
>didn't help as well. It does not sync with my passwd file everytime I change
>the smbpasswd from swat (password option). Any help is highly appreciated.
>Thank you in advance.
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