[Samba] Can't delete smbpasswd user if not in /etc/passwd

Mac mac at nibsc.ac.uk
Tue Sep 28 11:09:44 GMT 2004

>On Thursday 23 September 2004 03:25, Alex Forrow wrote:
> Seems shody but cant you just add the user again to /etc/passwd. Then  
> delete both.


The account management is driven by the NIS side of things.  Any changes
that happen to NIS are then copied into smbpasswd.  The whole system is
automated.  By the time it gets to the 'deleting SMB user' phase the NIS
account is already long gone.

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