Update: Machine accounts invalid

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at switchboard.net
Thu May 21 16:32:24 GMT 1998

On Thu, 21 May 1998, Kevin Currie wrote:

> > > 	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.
> 	Well, smbpasswd reads the smb.conf file, how about just having the
> "machine reset users = " parameter be interpreted by smbpasswd so that
> non-root users can reset the machine (and only machine) account passwords?

you mean, make them an equivalent of an "NT SAM administrator"?

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