Ubuntu Samba smbpasswd location

I'm setting up a samba server, nad I am in the process of adding users via the smbpasswd -a USERNAME command. It then automatically prompts for passwords.Where is this information saved? I'd like to find out two things:[1] What are my users? I need to be able to list the samba users[2] Are the passw ...

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i'm working on samba and i cannot find smbpasswd file in fedora 9. my understanding was that .. it would under /etc/samba .. but i just see localhostssmb.confsmbusersbut i can add or delete the users by smbpasswd -a username .. but where is that file ..some one please help.. ...

Ubuntu Where is smbpasswd?

This is my first post on these forums.Just a quickie. I have Samba running sweet as a nut. I have one quick question for you guys though: Where is the smbpasswd file? Coming from a Redhat/Suse background (I'm new to Ubuntu) that file is normally kept in /etc/samba/ On My Etchy installation I can't f ...

Ubuntu problem with smbpasswd

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Ubuntu To google or chm?

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I am trying to create a script to create samba users on two differentmachines, the one is red hat 7 with samba 2.0.7 and the second one is fedora core 2 with samba 3.0.6-2.with the first one i can use smbpasswd [username] [password] and it worked fine, but the second server (newer samba ver) does no ...

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Ubuntu easiest way to network Linux and Vista?

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I give up! I'm nearly ready to thrown in the towel with Hardy Heron. I have tried everything I can think of but each time I try to map the share in Windows98SE and it asks for the password, I enter the password I created with the command:smbpasswd -a USERNAMEand EVERY TIME it tells me it is incorrec ...

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We have setup an Ubuntu 8 server at work just to fill in times of boredom. There are 2 of us who access it. The problem is that when my collegue enters \\linuxbox\share\ in the RUN command of a win XP laptop, he connects successfully after entering his username and password. When I try the same comm ...

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Ubuntu Samba is having an issue with install

I am running Ubuntu 10.04I have installed Samba by using the command:sudo apt-get install sambaWhen it get to the end it has a issue:Setting up samba (2:3.4.7~dfsg-1ubuntu3.2) ...update-alternatives: using /usr/bin/smbstatus.samba3 to provide /usr/bin/smbstatus (smbstatus) in auto mode.smbd start/ru ...

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Ubuntu Samba keeps asking for password

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Ubuntu Server upgrade 8.04 to 10.04: Samba breaks.

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Ubuntu How to get Win98 to use samba shares - Help please?

I posted yesterday in abject frustration asking how to downgrade samba so my Win98 VM will access filesystem and printer shares.Nobody answered.So I am asking again, can somebody please tell me what to put in smb.conf to make Win98 work again? It worked fine in Dapper, and Fiesty but Hardy is a no-g ...

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Ubuntu SAMBA share blocking SAMBA users

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