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Old 12-14-2012, 12:54 AM   #1
varunb
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Question regarding login password


hello,

As i am using sles 11 server, i wanted change the root password for security purpose.

since i logged in and run the command as below

Code:
voyager:~ # passwd
Changing UNIX and samba passwords for root
New password:
here usually it should come as changing root password, but it is comin as unix and samba password. .

how is this related??? please give me some tips and suggestions.


NOTE: this pc is a LDAP server for our work station. .
 
Old 12-14-2012, 01:50 AM   #2
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I would presume that the pam stack defined in /etc/pam.d/passwd (and any others like system-auth chained from it) will define references to samba in the password config.
 
  


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