REPOST : -Re: nt password changing now works.

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at
Thu Oct 22 19:28:44 GMT 1998

write a script to wrap smbpasswd command to change everyone's passwords to
some default value.

or use "migrate passwords = yes".

On Thu, 22 Oct 1998, Amol Karnik wrote:

> Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:
> > 
> > check the log files.  if you have ever changed your password with the
> > "SMBtrans2" calls, this does _not_ update the NT 16 byte hash it only does
> > the LM one.  the nt password change will then _fail_ because there is no
> > NT password to decode the new password.
> > 
> ummm sorry Luke, i have no clue as to what you are saying here! i made a
> smbpasswd file from the /etc/passwd using the mkpasswd file, and did a
> smbpasswd and changed my passwd on unix. i do not have a local account
> on the nt wkstation. 
> how do i fix it, so that i can now roll out the nt wkstations and ask
> users to login with a std default password, and then do c-a-d to change
> it to whatever they want?
> regards,
> amol

<a href="mailto:lkcl at" > Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton  </a>
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