password server = * is broken

Gerald Carter jerry at
Tue Apr 9 08:14:01 GMT 2002

On Tue, 9 Apr 2002, Andrew Esh wrote:

> Never mind. I tested it again this morning, and it works now. There must have been a sick
> DC or something. Nothing else changed.
> I'm still not very confident. I think this area could use some more testing. I have heard
> from others that this option doesn't work for them.
> Has someone been working on it since Samba 2.2.3a?

I fixed an issue in SAMBA_2_2 where "smbpasswd -j <domain> -r '*'"
was attempting to resolve the netbios name '*'.  This is the only issue
I've known about.

I've seen issues when there is a wins server configured in smb.conf, but 
the wins server is down....

cheers, jerry

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