[Samba] user account status
novosirj at umdnj.edu
Wed Apr 2 19:07:10 GMT 2008
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Please keep replies on-list.
For smbpasswd, they are not listed anyplace else. I believe they are
manufactured from the smb.conf entries for profile path and home
directory. I believe for other backends, they are contained in the file
and only generated if blank.
Marc Fromm wrote:
> Thanks for the tip.
> Can you tell me where the home directory and profile path actually are
> located as listed from the pdbedit -Lv?
> Home Directory: \\finaid46\adrian
> Profile Path: \\finaid46\adrian\profile
> Marc Fromm
> Information Technology Specialist II
> Financial Aid Department
> Western Washington University
> Phone: 360-650-3351
> Fax: 360-788-0251
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ryan Novosielski [mailto:novosirj at umdnj.edu]
> Sent: Wednesday, April 02, 2008 9:55 AM
> To: Marc Fromm
> Cc: samba at lists.samba.org
> Subject: Re: [Samba] user account status
> pdbedit -Lv username -- there are some other formats that might be of
> Most specifically though, looking at the smbpasswd file, you SHOULD see
> a "D" in the  flags field.
> Marc Fromm wrote:
>> I used "smbpasswd -d username" to disable an account.
>> How can I see the status of the account as being disabled?
>> Is there something similar to the "passwd -S username" command which
>> tells me the account status?
>> When I view the smbpasswd file the user I disabled appears unchanged,
>> not like the /etc/shadow file that replaces the password with two "!!"
>> when an account is disabled.
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