script for adding a samba-user

albi at albi at
Thu Jul 28 19:19:29 GMT 2005

On Thu, 28 Jul 2005 12:02:08 -0700
Glenn Dawson <glenn at> wrote:

> >been working on a script to add a samba-user, below an example which
> >is not working, can someone provide the fix here to make it work
> >properly ?
> It's difficult to help since you didn't provide a description of the 
> problem beyond "not working".

i forgot the -a option for smbpasswd and the $1 for adduser was not
needed, the modified script below seems to be working instead


adduser -G data -s scponly
smbpasswd -a $1

sorry for not being clear, and thanks for your input!

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