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Re: cifs password length?

On Saturday 13 January 2007 12:27, Craig White wrote:
>On Sat, 2007-01-13 at 06:30 -0500, Gene Heskett wrote:
>> Greetings;
>> I'm trying to setup a samba share on my lappy, and have run into a
>> large problem, large because my root password is 19 chars long.
>> An attempt to bring up the share gets this error printed on the cli:
>> password too long
>> As I can't seem to grep for it, in what file can the allowable
>> samba|cifs password length be set?
>samba conforms to windows standards for obvious reasons - there is no
>place where this can be changed without re-compiling samba. root
>password like all other samba passwords is set with smbpasswd command
>and has nothing to do with Linux/UNIX passwords.
>Not that this admonition is going to do much good but root is generally
>not a samba user but is typically mapped if needed in smbusers

It does exist in that file & I don't recall ever editing it.

Thanks Craig.

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