Edit the Samba user database - pdbedit

Edit the Samba user database. For simple user add/remove/password, you can also use smbpasswd. More information: pdbedit - manned.org.

  • List all Samba users (use verbose flag to show their settings):

sudo pdbedit --list --verbose

  • Add an existing Unix user to Samba (will prompt for password):

sudo pdbedit --user {{username}} --create

  • Remove a Samba user:

sudo pdbedit --user {{username}} --delete

  • Reset a Samba user’s failed password counter:

sudo pdbedit --user {{username}} --bad-password-count-reset