Wingate, Steve [IBM NON J&J]
SWingate at NEUUS.JNJ.com
Thu Sep 16 21:49:28 GMT 1999
I read an article in a recent Windows NT magazine stating that computers
change their own domain computeraccount password every 7 days. Disconnecting
a machine (laptop user for example) from the domain for longer than this
period can cause login errors. I can't recall the exact error but something
along the lines of 'computer trust account being broken or no longer
Steve Wingate, MCSE
IBM Global Services
swingate at neuus.jnj.com
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Sebastien Corriveau [SMTP:sebastien.corriveau at courrier.usherb.ca]
> Sent: Thursday, September 16, 1999 2:06 PM
> To: Multiple recipients of list SAMBA-NTDOM
> Subject: Re: machine passwd
> peter pilsl wrote:
> > in my nt-syslog I found the following entry:
> > changing password for computeraccount $HOST failed.
> > so it seems NT wanted to change its machinepassword on serverside
> automatically ..
> > is this normal ? and is it normal that this fails ?
> Yep, this is normal but it can be deactivated by some settings in the
> But I don't remember where :-( (I think I've seen it at www.jsiinc.com )
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