File_SMBPasswd::addAccountEncrypted() – adds a new account with pre-encrypted passwords.


mixed File_SMBPasswd::addAccountEncrypted ( string $user , int $userid , string $lmhash = '' , string $nthash = '' , string $comment = '' , string $flags = '[U ]' )


Modifies an existing account. The passwords must be already encrypted.


  • string $user - username to be added

  • int $userid - userid of the user

  • string $lmhash - LAN-Manager-Hash

  • string $nthash - NT-Hash

  • string $comment - comment

  • string $flags - flags

Return value

mixed - Returns TRUE on success, PEAR_Error on failure.


This function can not be called statically.

Note that the user to be added must already exist in the systems password file.


Using File_SMBPasswd::addAccountEncrypted()

require_once 'File/SMBPasswd.php';

// add account mbretter
$fh = new File_SMBPasswd('/usr/local/private/smbpasswd');
$status $fh->addAccountEncrypted(
'Michael Bretterklieber');
if (
PEAR::isError($status)) {
// handle errors
} else {

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