[Samba] Timing in a script

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Fri May 15 14:16:58 GMT 2009

On Fri, May 15, 2009 at 07:13:42AM -0700, Pete Clapham wrote:
> Hi, all --
> I am trying to write a script in which I can add users and their samba passwords easily and quickly.  It looks something like:
>    useradd -c "User Name" -g groupname -p unixpassword accountname
>    echo -e "smbpassword\nsmbpassword\n" | pdbedit -a -t -u accountname
> If
> I type the lines from the keyboard, it works fine.  However, when I try
> to execute the script, the pdbedit on the second line reports that
> there's no unix accountname to apply to samba.  I assume that this is
> because the useradd process hasn't finished when the pdbedit is
> executed.  


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