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NAME

       mksmbpasswd - formats a /etc/passwd entry for a smbpasswd file

SYNOPSIS

       mksmbpasswd cat /etc/passwd | /usr/sbin/mksmbpasswd > /etc/samba/smbpasswd

DESCRIPTION

       mksmbpasswd  should  be  used only once, the first time Samba is installed. The idea is to
       ease  accounts  creation  by  transferring  all  user   accounts   from   /etc/passwd   to
       /etc/samba/smbpasswd.

       Please  note  that passwords are not transferred automatically from /etc/passwd to the new
       /etc/samba/smbpasswd file. After running mksmbpasswd all  accounts  are  disabled  so  the
       system administrator must run smbpasswd for each account that needs to be enable.

FILES

       /etc/passwd
              System wide accounts file

       /etc/samba/smbpasswd
              Encrypted passwords file for the Samba daemons

SEE ALSO

       samba(7), nmbd(8), smbd(8)

AUTHOR

       Eloy  A.  Paris  <peloy@debian.org> (man page based on sendmailconfig's man page by Robert
       Leslie <rob@mars.org>)

                                           12-Apr-1998                             MKSMBPASSWD(8)