"You are not allowed to change the password on..."
matthewg at zevils.com
Tue Oct 26 02:43:55 GMT 1999
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On Tue, 26 Oct 1999, Stephen Brandon - SysAdmin wrote:
<SNIP - can't change SMB passwords from NT>
> Reading back issues in this list, I can see that people have
> reported that the NT user manager shows "password changing disabled"
> for the affected users. But on my NT workstation, I cannot bring up
> the records for remote (samba) users, so I can't check that
> parameter. Any ideas on how to do this? Could this be the problem?
If you run smbpasswd as root, there's a switch you need to pass it to
allow a user to change their password. So if the switch was -x (I don't
remember what it is offhand and I don't have the NTDOM stuff on this box)
then you would need to do smbpasswd -x username.
Matthew Sachs matthewg at zevils.com http://www.zevils.com/linux/
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