Thursday, April 20, 2006

how to create samba user

Hello All,
To create samba should be root or sudo user.
1. First create a local user.
$adduser abc
$passwd abc
(give the password.)
2. Then add that user in samba.
$smbpasswd -a abc
(Give the same password which you given in first stage.)
Thats it!     


Sanjay said...

hey, is it neccessary to give same password as system user's? what if we give different password?

Anonymous said...

I think no need of that

Anis said...

I think no need of that

Amol P Kesare said...

Sanjay you have to same password which is in /etc/passwd