[Samba] Should smbpasswd change unix password too?
abartlet at samba.org
Wed Feb 18 06:31:57 GMT 2004
On Wed, 2004-02-18 at 09:59, John H Terpstra wrote:
> 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.
When run as a normal user however, it will talk as if it were a windows
client, and smbd (which receives the change request from smbpasswd, for
user password changes) will sync it.
Andrew Bartlett abartlet at pcug.org.au
Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team abartlet at samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College abartlet at hawkerc.net
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