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When a non root user try to change the samba password using the smbpasswd command he get: machine 127.0.0.1 rejected the (anonymous) password change: Error was : Password restriction. The ...
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    Samba Password restriction


    When a non root user try to change the samba password using the smbpasswd command he get: machine 127.0.0.1 rejected the (anonymous) password change: Error was : Password restriction. The passwd for 'adi' has NOT been changed.

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    Okay. That's just the way it is, not much we can do about it,
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    I found the problem:
    "machine 127.0.0.1 rejected the (anonymous) password change: Error was : Password restriction."
    Well, you will get this error only when a non root user will try to change his/her password
    and the new password is less then 5 character.

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