[Samba] RE: Setting Initial Passwords

Tony Molloy tony.molloy at ul.ie
Wed Sep 20 09:25:01 GMT 2006

On Tuesday 19 September 2006 14:08, Gianluca Cecchi wrote:
> it seems that it does work in this way:
> "echo -e '$password\n$password' | smbpasswd -s -a $login"
> instead of
> "smbpasswd -a $login -s $password"
> at least form commad line. I don't know from perl.
> Obviosuly you should first create the linux user.
> HIH,
> Gianluca

Thank's Gianluca. That worked from the perl script. Saved my life with a 
thousand samba accounts to create!!!




Tony Molloy.

Dept. of Comp. Sci.
University of Limerick

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