[Samba] unix password sync = yes, did not sync unix passwd

Felipe Augusto van de Wiel felipe at paranacidade.org.br
Mon Sep 18 13:35:56 GMT 2006

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On 09/12/2006 03:38 AM, beast escreveu:
> I'm not sure when the last time I run smbpasswd to change the user
> password, however when I run it only change NT and LM hash attribute,
> not the unix passwd attributes.
> smb.conf:
> ...
>   passdb backend = ldapsam:"ldap://"
>   unix password sync = yes
>   passwd program = /usr/local/sbin/passwd.pl %u
>   passwd chat = *New*password* %n\n *Retype*new*password* %n\n
> *passwd:*all*authentication*tokens*updated*successfully*

	Are you using LDAP? What about using 'ldap passwd sync'?

> However it was working find (able to change unix as well as NT password)
> when I run from Windows client, such as:
> c:\> net user example testonly /domain
> This is incorrect, at least per (surprise) pdbedit documentation:
>              Note
>              pdbedit does not call the unix password syncronisation
> script if
>              unix password sync has been set. It only updates the data
> in the
>              Samba user database.
>              If you wish to add a user and synchronise the password
> that  im-
>              mediately, use smbpasswd's -a option.
> Ver: samba-3.0.20b
> --beast

	Kind regards,

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