[Samba] Adding users

Aaron Matlock aaron.matlock at myrealbox.com
Thu Jan 16 14:11:00 GMT 2003

Have you made the samba users first. Users in Linux do not automatically
become users in Samba.
----- Original Message -----
From: "sandrewz" <sandrewz at yahoo.com>
To: <samba at lists.samba.org>
Sent: Tuesday, January 14, 2003 1:50 PM
Subject: [Samba] Adding users

> Hello,
> I have done some research on prior samba threads, but
> haven't been able to find the light. I have setup a
> new samba server and am trying to add users for user
> level security on RH 8. I have created /etc/smbpasswd
> using the mkscript and am trying to change passwords
> to no avail. When I try to give a user a password, I
> keep getting the following error:
> Failed to find entry for user <user>.
> Failed to modify password entry for user <user>.
> Can anyone provide some insight to this?
> Thanks.
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