[Samba] Password Overview

Leroy van Logchem Leroy.vanLogchem at wldelft.nl
Fri Jan 24 10:19:01 GMT 2003

> How do I avoid having to enter both Linux AND Samba passwords when we have a
> new user?

Create a little expect script when adding a user to your system.

> How can a windows user change their password?

See my post: Subject: [Samba] Samba PDC passwd update to NIS server  (Date: Thu, 2 Jan 2003 17:12:31 +0100)

> What password system should we use if we have more than 1 Linux box (ie 1
> for email/web services and 1 for file share)?

I use NIS for this and keep both in sync via a little script on your NIS master script as shown in the above post.


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