ACB bits, samuserset fails

Matthew Geddes mgeddes at
Tue Oct 3 00:16:10 GMT 2000

Webmasters Internet Club wrote:
> Hallo Samba-List,
> I have set up Samba-TNG on three NT-Servers, two German (PDC, standalone)
> and one English (PDC), all SP 6a.
> On the two German NT-Servers the samuserset-command works fine, but on the
> English NT-Box, which was
> not set up by me, it always fails. I don't know what the previous admin has
> done with it, does anybody know, if there is
> a special setting in NT to allow/deny remote SAM-Modifications?
> My second question is about ACB-Bits. Generally, all users have set the
> value "User must change Password at Next Logon",
> does anybody know the ACB-Bit for this setting?

Check the samedit HOWTO (follow the link in my .signature). The samedit
manpage shipped with TNG 2.6 and later also mentions it.



Matthew Geddes
Network Manager
Xavier College
Gawler, SA

...And by the way, Lars Kneschke's Samba TNG FAQ is at

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