[Samba] Samba-tool use of --random-password
rowlandpenny at googlemail.com
Thu Apr 9 08:24:21 MDT 2015
On 09/04/15 15:14, Mario Pio Russo wrote:
> Good Day all
> I have a quick question regarding the use of the flag --random-password.
> When i do a command like:
> samba-tool user add pippo --random-password ;
> as root, I'd like to see what is the newly generated random password, and
> then communicate that to the user , but the output of that command does not
> show anything...
> any help? :)
The whole idea of --random-password is to create a random password for
users that *don't* really need a password i.e. system services
If you want random passwords for users, then either use one of the many
password generators you can find on the internet, or write your own script.
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