[Samba] smbpasswd -a failure
ken.walker at textiles.umist.ac.uk
Thu Jun 19 11:25:00 GMT 2003
They need a Unix account before you can create a smbpasswd account.
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> From: samba-bounces+ken.walker=umist.ac.uk at lists.samba.org
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> g]On Behalf
> Of Pushpa Bathini
> Sent: 18 June 2003 7:14 PM
> To: samba at lists.samba.org
> Subject: [Samba] smbpasswd -a failure
> I am trying to run Samba 2.2.8a in an embedded linux system and
> running into problems with smbpasswd. With both smbd and nmbd
> processes running fine ( the log files at log level 3 don't show
> when I try to add a user to the smbpasswd file I get the following
> # smbpasswd -a pbathini
> New SMB password:
> Retype new SMB passwd:
> User pbathini does not exist in system passwd file ( usually
> Cannot add accounet without a valid local system user.
> Failed to modify password entry for user pbathini
> My /etc/passwd file looks like this.
> Why is smbpasswd unable to find user entry in /etc/passwd file?
> Can somebody please help?
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