[Samba] smbpasswd fails on samba 2.2.x

Paul Gienger pgienger at ae-solutions.com
Mon Oct 11 19:36:30 GMT 2004

>created a test account.
>but smbpasswd fails..
>[root at server data]# smbpasswd test
>New SMB password:
>Retype new SMB password:
>Failed to find entry for user test.
>Failed to modify password entry for user test
>[root at server data]#
>the account exists in /etc/passwd
You have to run smbpasswd with the -a flag to create the entry in 
smbpasswd before you can modify it, which is what they assume you're 
wanting with no flags.

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