[Samba] Unnecessary smbpasswd

Craig White craigwhite at azapple.com
Thu Sep 29 17:37:10 GMT 2005

On Thu, 2005-09-29 at 11:17 -0600, Ric Tibbetts wrote:
> >
> > > This process has never required an smbpasswd file on any other system
> > > I've set it up on. Except this one.
> >
> >I seriously doubt this. I *strongly* recommend you stop working on
> >your computer and go away and read this :
> >
> >http://us2.samba.org/samba/docs/man/Samba-HOWTO-Collection/
> >
> >This should help with some of the underlying concepts.
> Hmm.. I guess I better call the last two places I set up Samba 
> servers for, and tell them to stop using them because (according to 
> you) they don't work.
> You did however point out something I was overlooking, and need to 
> reinvestigate. (a bit of a forehead slap on this one).
> Beyond that: You are a poster child for the anti-open source software 
> group. It's sad that a request for help is met with attitudes such as 
> yours, and become confrontational.
> Thanks for the help.
sarcasm doesn't help

you are berating one of the samba team members...


nowhere have I seen anything about your effectiveness or lack thereof
with winbindd which would seem to be your where your problems lie.


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