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Re: some general (samba) questions

On Fri, Oct 06, 2000 at 06:23:23PM +0200, Christian Schoenebeck wrote:
> Hello everybody,
> I've got some questions. Hope that somebody can help me with that.
> Is it possible to create a samba-user with an empty password? Because if I try so with smbpasswd the program denies the change.

Having users without password is a bad idea.

> How can I get a view which users are created on my linux-machine? This would be helpful to control which users should be deleted from the system (f.g. if a person doesn't work there anymore)?

cat /etc/passwd

> And last question: how can I remove an user from a samba server? When I just try "userdel <user>" will the user also be deleted from the smbpasswd file or do I have to take further steps to cleanly remove the user from the system?

AFAIK samba uses the passwords of /etc/shadow, so that if you delete
the user his password gets deleted, too.

Thomas Guettler
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