Changing your samba password from windows

David Bannon D.Bannon at
Thu Mar 1 12:03:25 GMT 2001

At 09:18 AM 28/2/2001 -0800, Greg J. Zartman, P.E. wrote:
>I'm running samba 2.2 alpha2 as a PDC for Win 2k and win 98 clients.  

I'm sorry, the FAQ is quite possibly not clear about this for the very good
reason that I did not try it ! Certainly works with NT4 but never tested
passwd sync with W2000. 

I can
>join machines to the domain and log in with different user accounts with no
>problem.  What I can't seem to get working is users to change their domain
>passwords from the client machines.  In Win 2k, and Win NT, this is done by
>pressing CTRL-ALT-DEL and then selecting change password.  When I try to do
>this on a Win2k client, I get the error message "on Win2k, I get this error
>on the client "1783: The stub received bad data.".  My samba log for this
>action says "rpc_server/srv_samr_nt.c:_samr_get_dom_pwinfo(2435)
>_samr_get_dom_pwinfo: Not yet implemented."
>The Samba FAQ seem to indicate that this functionality is possible, but the
>log seems to indicate that it is not.  Does anyone have any suggestions?
>Thank you.
>Greg J. Zartman, P.E.
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