[Samba] using smbpasswd noninteractively?

Gémes Géza geza at kzsdabas.sulinet.hu
Thu Aug 21 19:33:58 GMT 2003

paul k írta:

> hi folks,
> I'd like to use smbpasswd without getting promted for the pw, there is 
> the -s switch making smbpasswd read from stdin but it still wants to 
> have the pw twice and two "returns". I tried  feeding it with "passwd 
> \r passwd \r" and calling smbpasswd from python using os.popen2() and 
> writing to the "stdin" file object but everything failed so far.
> any ideas?
> thx
>   Paul
Have you looked at mkntpwd too?

Good Luck!

Geza Gemes

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