[Samba] Smbpasswd -a USERNAME PASSWORD -- no longer works in samba
sysrm at stvincent.ac.uk
Fri Dec 10 15:52:09 GMT 2004
All our scripts etc no longer work since installing 3.0.9 when adding new
We use a perl script to make sure there are no duplicate names/uid's etc and
generate a random 8 char password.
It then adds the user to /etc/passwd with that password and then invokes
smbpasswd -a $username $password which no longer works with the 3.0.9
version of smbpasswd!
Why has this mind bogglingly useful function been taken out?? Is there a way
I can put it back in or use a 3.0.5 version with out issues??
(A now bald) system admin
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