Problem with smbpasswd

Luc MAIGNAN luc.maignan at
Mon Jul 7 17:34:22 UTC 2008

try :

smbpasswd -a Newuser

redhatdude at a écrit :
> Hello,
> I set up samba and added my user name w/ smbpasswd and there was no problems. I can connect to my samba share from MacOSX and Windows. However, I created a new user with useradd and when I try to set his smb password I get the following errors:
> smbpasswd NewUser
> New SMB password:
> Retype new SMB password:
> Failed to find entry for user NewUser.
> Failed to modify password entry for user NewUser
> What's going on here? How can I fix this?
> Please help.
> EJ

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