[Samba] password sync

Gaiseric Vandal gaiseric.vandal at gmail.com
Wed Oct 28 14:00:55 MDT 2009

Not easily-  I believe you have to configure both samba and each client 
to use plain-text passwords, which is really insecure.

You may be better off assigning them a temp starter password that they 
then have to change on 1st windows login.

On 10/28/09 14:36, Paras pradhan wrote:
> Is it possible to use the /etc/passwd for the samba users? I have just
> complied latest samba and I want my users to be authenticated using
> local user account. I can't run smbpasswd -a username since I do not
> know the password of my users.
> Thanks!
> Paras.

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