[Samba] authenticate from /etc/passwd

Thilo Roessler el-nino at gmx.li
Thu Jul 17 10:44:16 GMT 2003

> I want my samba to authenticate users from UNIX /etc/passwd instead of
> smbpasswd file when they access the samba shares from win2k. What parameter
> should I define to make it happen.

This will not work due to the fact that windows and unix (/etc/passwd) store 
passwords in different ways ... that is the reason why smbpasswd exists.


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