pam_smb_passwd-0.1 . . .

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at
Tue Jun 23 16:06:50 GMT 1998

On Tue, 23 Jun 1998, John R Lane wrote:

>     >> I've written a PAM passwd module (based on pam_ntdom,
>     >> pam_smbpass, and samba) to change users passwords on SMB
>     >> servers (over the network).
>     Luke> exactly how is this achieved?
> Since samba release 1.9.17 (?), samba has included support for
> password changes on SMB servers -- specifcally via the
> cli_oem_change_password() function.

this is a windows 95 password change function.

> My intention was to have it bundled with Luke's pam_ntdom, but it
> isn't DCE/RPC -based (correct me if I'm wrong)

correct.  there is an alternative dce/rpc password-change function
(\PIPE\samr functions 0x37 and 0x38) which transfers exactly the same
information, just in a different way.

> as the rest of the
> pam_ntdom stuff is (or so I believe), and the current pam_ntdom code
> base doesn't support the cli_oem_change_password() function (though it
> is supposed to soon), so this had to wait.

it will not support cli_oem_change_password(): it will have a different


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