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blahbla

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unable to change samba password
« on: July 12, 2010, 12:48:48 pm »
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sudo smbpasswd pluto_havard
New SMB password:
Retype new SMB password:
mod_smbfilepwd_entry: malformed password entry for user pluto_havard (passwd too short)
smbpasswd_update_sam_account: mod_smbfilepwd_entry failed!
Failed to modify entry for user pluto_havard.
Failed to modify password entry for user pluto_havard

I tried to change my samba password but it always gives me passwd too short message. I tried one really long password (22 chars) just too check if it was some policy thing, but dont think thats the case here.

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Re: unable to change samba password
« Reply #1 on: July 12, 2010, 02:15:27 pm »
This is a known issue, and it will be fixed in the next snapshot. Sorry for what happened.

-Thom

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Re: unable to change samba password
« Reply #2 on: July 12, 2010, 09:15:58 pm »
Any workaround or will I have to reinstall?

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Re: unable to change samba password
« Reply #3 on: July 29, 2010, 06:10:10 pm »
I'm still having issues with this.
I should get the fixes when they arrive by doing apt-get upgrade right?

I've setup a diskless mediadirector. It boots and I get the regular menu but no pictures are displayed.
When I do ctrl-alt-F1 I see theres some error messages:
CIFS VFS: Send error in SessSetup =  -13
CIFS VFS: cifs_mount failed w/return code =  -13

then after a while this line is repeated:
CIFS VFS: cifs_mount failed w/return code =  -6


I did try a couple of things to change the samba password for my main user, including manipulating directly in pluto_main.Users table. So maybe I've messed something up there also. I've created another user though which seems to work.
Would I need to tell the media director somewhere to use the second user?