[Samba] Re: User names longer than 8 characters
alvarezp at alvarezp.ods.org
Mon Apr 4 19:36:21 GMT 2005
Somehow, I solved it, but I'm not completely sure how. <sigh>
It MIGHT had to do that I had confused smbpasswd -x with smbpasswd -d
(delete vs. disabled), that I was trying to delete the user with smbpasswd
-d instead that using -x.
Everything got fixed up while trying to compare two logs, one for the user
that was working and one for the user that wasn't working, so I tried to
reset everything: removed both users from /etc/passwd and from the samba
user database with smbpasswd -x and added them again.
I also brought the service up and down several times just to ensure
changes were being applied.
More information about the samba