Réf. : Re: [Samba] smbpasswd problem
ganael.laplanche at edfgdf.fr
Mon Jul 28 08:44:55 GMT 2003
In fact, you still need an /etc/passwd file : you need a system account in
order to create a samba account, but you can use libnss-ldap to redirect
the system calls to the LDAP directory (via nsswitch), this will allow you
use ldap-only accounts...
el-nino at email@example.com on 07/28/2003 07:30:15 AM
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Objet : Re: [Samba] smbpasswd problem
> Im now testing SAMBA under LDAP . I have a LDAP account anthony. I do
> not know how to use smbpasswd to change this LDAP account.
You do not need smbpasswd anymore.
When using LDAP, you can store the Samba-Password along with other data in
LDAP-DIrectory. Have a look at the howto concerning how to replace
with an LDAP-directory and it will tell you what to do :-)
Furthermore, have a look at the smbldap-tools you can find at
... they will do things like changing passwords for you (as long as you do
not yet use Samba3).
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