[Samba] Password Resets as root

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Tue Jul 12 09:11:23 MDT 2011

On Tue, Jul 12, 2011 at 08:01:05AM -0500, John P Janosik wrote:
> The "net sam set pwdmustchangenow" works, thanks.  I see I can also use 
> "net user" to add the user instead of using pdbedit, but I need to 
> authenticate.  I'm trying to avoid authenticating so I'm hoping to stay 
> with pdbedit.  Since it is a bit deprecated, is it a bad idea for me to 
> use it?  Will it be removed in the next major release?

I always use smbpasswd -a for creating users.


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