smbpasswd -a fails to add user, records the error Failed to add entry for user username
Last updated on SEPTEMBER 18, 2017
Applies to:Solaris Operating System - Version 10 3/05 to 10 1/13 U11 [Release 10.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Attempting to add a Samba user to the local smbpasswd file would fail with a error:
# smbpasswd -a user123
New SMB password:
Retype new SMB password:
Failed to add entry for user user123.
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