[Samba] unix password sync doesnt work

Björn JACKE bj at SerNet.DE
Sun Jun 30 11:29:48 MDT 2013

On 2013-06-30 at 11:39 +0200 Krzysztof Szarlej sent off:
> Hi I am struggling with samba password syncing. Everything works fine but
> this syncing. It simply doesnt work, I was setting it according to
> different tutorials aswell as samba docs.
> My [global] in smb.conf looks as follows I have been changing passwd chat
> directive to passwd chat = New*password: %n\n Retype*new*password: %n\n
> passwd:*all*authentication*tokens*updated*successfully  but also it didnt
> work.
> [global]
> workgroup = WORKGROUP
> security = user
> map to guest = bad user
> unix password sync = yes
> passwd program = /usr/bin/passwd %u

sorry, the "password program" parameter is not usable curently. Have a look at
https://bugzilla.samba.org/show_bug.cgi?id=8299 - maybe this is your issue,


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