[Samba] X flag in smbpasswd?

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Fri May 23 15:39:08 GMT 2003

On Thu, 22 May 2003, Ryan Novosielski wrote:

> mksmbpasswd.sh does not create accounts with the X flag in the password
> flags field. Does this X matter, and if so, what does it mean? It's not in
> the man page.

The 'X' flag is not used at this time, but please note that with Samba-3
there can be many passwd back ends - only smbpasswd (a legacy database) is
plain text based. Use of mksmbpasswd.sh should be discouraged.

- John T.
John H Terpstra
Email: jht at samba.org

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