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Re: cifs password length?

On Saturday 13 January 2007 16:12, Craig White wrote:
>If you are speaking of password entries in /etc/samba/smbpasswd, those
>are the already hashed password using standard Windows NT hash
>If you want to set a password for say, user gene...
>smbpasswd gene
>(it prompts you to enter a password)
>this is then 'hashed' and written to /etc/samba/smbpasswd

Thanks Craig.

I added gene to smbusers, which looked ok, and I hoped that would stop 
smbpasswd from complaining about a non-existent user, but it didn't.  

And it still won't set a passwd hash into the smbpasswd file which is 
currently 0600 and owned by root, and zero bytes long.  And I was doing 
that as root of course...

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