nt password change in samba

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at switchboard.net
Mon Oct 19 19:55:59 GMT 1998

On Mon, 19 Oct 1998, Tavis Barr wrote:

> On Tue, 20 Oct 1998, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:
> > .. has been added.  this is a slightly more secure password change than
> > the win95 version: it uses the previous nt hash to encrypt the new
> > clear-text password instead of the win95 version using the lm hash.
> So does this mean we can now change the password on the NT boxes?

yes.  the "domain" will have to be the local machine:

rpcclient -S nt_wks_name -W nt_wks_name -U nt_local_account_name

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