[K12OSN] Help....smbldap-installerandroamingprofiles....Ineedhelp to fix

David Trask dtrask at vcs.u52.k12.me.us
Mon Feb 7 19:28:41 UTC 2005

"Support list for opensource software in schools." <k12osn at redhat.com> on
Monday, February 7, 2005 at 2:24 PM +0000 wrote:
>I am currently going through the instructions to setup manually.  I get
>to Step 9: Setting the Manager password.  I do smbpasswd -w secret
>(where 'secret' is my password).  Now my password has a ! in it.  So
>when I issue the command with my password following I get 
>-bash: !xxxx: event not found.  So as not to divulge my password here is
>an abitrary example.
># smbpasswd -w pa!sswd
>-bash: !sswd: event not found
>Does the script compensate for such a thing or is this where my problem
>may be arising?  Is anyone else who has the roaming profile problem
>using any "special" character for a password that may hose up the

Can you try it with a "normal" password and see if you get the same
result?  I will be working on all of this beginning in about 15 mins. 
I've got several things to try....including going back to an earlier
version of smbldap-tools.

David N. Trask
Technology Teacher/Coordinator
Vassalboro Community School
dtrask at vcs.u52.k12.me.us

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