[Samba] unsupported nsswitch entry

Collen Blijenberg collen at hermanjordan.nl
Wed Apr 4 07:06:21 GMT 2007

isn't password change done through PAM, not nsswitch ????


Robert Steinmetz AIA wrote:
> After upgrading Samba on Solaris 8 I am unable to change passwords
> nsswitch.conf
>> passwd:     files winbind
> Attempting to change passwords results in;
>> # passwd root
>> passwd: Unsupported nsswitch entry for "passwd:". Use "-r repository ".
>> Unexpected failure. Password file/table unchanged.
> How do you get Solaris to recognize the winbind entry? I have 
> installed the winbind library.

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