addition to: inappropriate checking in smbpasswd whenchanging passwords

John E. Malmberg wb8tyw at
Tue Apr 11 03:46:38 GMT 2000

James Caccese <jwcacces at> wrote:

> hi, I just wanted to add to the last thing I sent in
> for changing the password of a user, it is a good
> idea to make sure they type in the correct old
> password.

In the case of the passwords possibly being out of synchronization, then in
many cases it should be acceptable that the old password matches either host
password, or the password in the smb password database.  Thus when it is
changed, they both can be synchronized.

wb8tyw at

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