[Samba] samba-password Flag issue

Rowland Penny rowlandpenny241155 at gmail.com
Tue Nov 24 09:55:04 UTC 2015

On 24/11/15 07:51, abdulaziz.abajobir at ju.edu.et wrote:
> Dear all,
> I have been working on samba 3.6 fileserver with LDAP backend. when i 
> add user from ldap, user will be added to samba server but i could not 
> enable users sambaAcctFlags  from [NU ] to [U ], with "smbpasswd -en 
> user" command.
> root at samba:~# smbpasswd -en aabajobir
> Enabled user aabajobir.
> root at samba:~# pdbedit -Lw |grep aabajobir
> aabajobir:10010340:NO 
> ]:LCT-00000000:
> Is there any other way to change This Flag??
> Regards,
> Abdulaziz

Well, you could try running 'pdbedit --help'
Where you will find that you can modify a user with the '-r' flag, so to 
reset the user you would use 'pdbedit -r -c "[]" username'

I would also suggest that you upgrade Samba if possible, Samba version 
3.6.x is no longer maintained.


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