[Samba] users can't set smbpasswd, root can
herb at sgi.com
Mon Jan 6 17:39:00 GMT 2003
The entry you are showing is NOT for no password but for a disabled
It should look like the following if there is no password
Dan Kirkpatrick wrote:
> I just created a new smbpasswd file, all users with unset passwords.
> Problem is, users can't set their passwords, only I can as root.
> Password is not set / blank, but they still get:
> >test> smbpasswd
> >Old SMB password: <enter>
> >New SMB password: Samba
> >Retype new SMB password: Samba
> >machine 127.0.0.1 rejected the password change: Error was : RAP86: The
> >specified password is invalid.
> >Failed to change password for cas
> entry for "cas" in smbpasswd is:
> ]:LCT-00000000:test user
> smb.conf has:
> encrypt passwords = yes
> smb passwd file = /etc/samba/smbpasswd
> Works fine when changed as root, so everything else seems to be set ok....
> PS... any way to make the smbpasswd file using everyones unix password
> that's already set?
> Dan Kirkpatrick dkirk at physics.syr.edu
> Computer Systems Manager
> Department of Physics
> Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
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