Update: Machine accounts invalid

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at switchboard.net
Thu May 21 12:57:41 GMT 1998

On Thu, 21 May 1998, Kevin Currie wrote:

> > 
> > it's probably because we now support the "machine password change".
> > 
> 	Uhg... :(  This could mean a lot of scripting work for me an my
> unix sysadmin finding a way to make him feel secure about me calling
> smbpasswd with as root in order to reset the machine accounts every time I
> want to rebuild the lab.
> 	How far are you guys from getting the "create machine account in
> the domian" check box functioning?

requires reverse engineering or information from microsoft.

>  I realize this could be a pain because
> each machine account is supposed to have a unique uid.

that's not a problem.

> 	As a stepping stone, how about having it reset the machine
> password for an account that is already there,

the "add" and "modify" SAM account info dce/rpc calls are encrypted: see
above answer.

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