REPOST : -Re: nt password changing now works.
leemc at cdf.toronto.edu
Fri Oct 23 19:18:37 GMT 1998
> hmm, i did both....still doesnt work.
> added "migrate passwords = yes" and testparm complained about it being
> an unknown parameter.
> then i did a smbpasswd on my username, and changed my password.
> logged onto the the nt4.0 machine and tried the change my password,
> still gives the same error.
> "[1998/10/22 15:07:35, 0] smbd/chgpasswd.c:(737)
> check_oem_password: old lm password doesn't match"
> what am i doing wrong here?
Yes, I'm seeing exactly the same problem, even if I begin with a
freshly created account.
Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:
> 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
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