Sam Morris sam at
Thu Nov 10 09:54:37 CST 2005

sh at wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 10, 2005 at 12:58:11PM +0000, Sam Morris wrote:
>>The most elegant way to do this always seemed to be libpam-smbpass. It 
>>is a PAM password module that stores the user's password in the 
>>smbpasswd file. So after installing it, the user changes his password 
>>and can then log in via Samba.
> Yes, that's what I suggested for keeping the passwords in sync, but that
> doesn't help when creating the user, does it?

'Creating the user' is synonymous with creating an entry for them in the 
smbpasswd file, surely? Which is done when they change their password 
or, with one of the examples from the samba documentation, when they log 
into any other service.

Sam Morris

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