[Samba] unix password sync not working

Helmut Hullen Hullen at t-online.de
Thu Oct 23 14:38:00 GMT 2008

Hallo, Andrei,

Du (mlists) meintest am 23.10.08:

> When trying to change the unix password i have the following:

> samba # smbpasswd bill
> New SMB password:
> Retype new SMB password:

> The samba password is changed, however, the unix password in
> /etc/shadow is not altered. Even though I have set the passwd chat
> debug option to Yes, I do not see any entries in the log file when I
> run smbpasswd. The log level is set to 10.

Maybe the Linux password program says "password to short"; try it on a  

Or try a password like "a1B2c3D-" with uppercase, numbers etc.

Viele Gruesse!

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