[Samba] password sync

Mac mac at nibsc.hpa.org.uk
Wed Oct 28 16:09:00 MDT 2009

>From: Adam Tauno Williams <awilliam at whitemice.org>
>To: samba at lists.samba.org
>Date: Wed, 28 Oct 2009 16:16:16 -0400
>Subject: Re: [Samba] password sync
>On Wed, 2009-10-28 at 13:36 -0500, Paras pradhan wrote:
>> Is it possible to use the /etc/passwd for the samba users?

Really ?

It always used to be.

You'd have to turn off 'encrypt passwords', which is (nowadays) on by

There are lots of good reasons for _not_ doing this, but it is possible
and can be done.

Then /etc/passwd will be used automatically, IIRC.

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