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Add/remove a Samba user or change its password. Samba users must have an existing local Unix account. More information:

  • Change the current user's SMB password:


  • Add a specified user to Samba and set password (user should already exist in system):

sudo smbpasswd -a {{username}}

  • Modify an existing Samba user's password:

sudo smbpasswd {{username}}

  • Delete a Samba user (use pdbedit instead if the Unix account has been deleted):

sudo smbpasswd -x {{username}}