[Samba] Should smbpasswd change unix password too?

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Tue Feb 17 22:59:22 GMT 2004

On Tue, 17 Feb 2004, Oscar Retana M. wrote:

> Hello.
> My unix password sync is working ok, thus when an user changes his
> password with "Ctrl+Alt+Del|Change Password" in Windows.
> However, if I run "smbpasswd" manually, I get two messages saying
> "password changed", but the unix password is not changed.
> :(
> Is this behaviour the right one?

Yes. The smbpasswd utility does not call out to the UNIX passwd utility.

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

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