[Samba] password alignment with /etc/passwd

stephen mulcahy smulcahy at aplpi.com
Wed Feb 28 18:10:10 GMT 2007

Hi Markus,

Markus Franke wrote:
> well it's actually very close to what I want. The problem is that the
> existing user passwords should be preserved. I don't want to create new
> passwords for each user. Is it somehow possible to convert the encoded
> password string in /etc/passwd to /etc/samba/smbpasswd?

As far as I know this isn't possible ... but I'm not a samba expert. I'd
be delighted to find out otherwise.


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