[Samba] smbpasswd issue in a migration.

Helmut Hullen Hullen at t-online.de
Fri Feb 5 00:10:00 MST 2010

Hallo, Gabriel,

Du meintest am 04.02.10:

> My problem is when I try to change an user?s password. To change from
> the original server a password I use the command smbpasswd ?user? and
> it works; but when I try to do the same in the new server I get this
> error bash: /usr/bin/smbpasswd  no such file or directory exist.

What tells

        which -a smbpasswd
        ls -l /usr/bin/smbpasswd

> I try to change the password with passwd but then it doesn?t allow me
> to log on a windows?s terminal with the new password.

That's simple: "passwd" changes (only) the Linux password, and  
"smbpasswd" only changes the Samba password.

Viele Gruesse!

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