Changing your samba password from windows

Jeremy Allison jeremy at
Fri Mar 9 22:28:06 GMT 2001

Jim McDonough wrote:
> Ok, I've got a question about the code involved in this:  in
> rpc_parse/parse_samr.c, in the function samr_io_r_get_dom_pwinfo, the third
> "unknown" field has been #ifdef'ed out (it's also been removed from the
> structure).  If I put it back in, I can successfully change my password
> from Win2k.  Why was it taken out?

You are a hero of the revolution, first class :-). And
I've just checked this change into the 2.2 tree and it
all works (along with a few other things :-).

Thanks a *lot* !


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