[CentOS] How do I change passwords / remove users for Samba?

Kevin Thorpe kevin at pibenchmark.com
Tue Jun 23 09:48:43 UTC 2009

On 23/06/2009 10:43, JohnS wrote:
> On Tue, 2009-06-23 at 10:25 +0100, Kevin Thorpe wrote:
>> [root at database samba]# smbpasswd kevin
>> New SMB password:
>> Retype new SMB password:
>> Failed to find entry for user kevin.
>> Failed to modify password entry for user kevin
>> Yet I can still connect to the shares as kevin..... strange
> ---
> And replying to you again if the user "kevin" is a System User You will
> still be able to connect to the share.
Oh. Does that mean that Samba looks in passdb.tdb first then falls back 
to passwd/shadow?

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