Changing domain passwords
abartlet at pcug.org.au
Tue May 28 15:41:47 GMT 2002
> James Willard wrote:
> Hello all,
> I'm trying to use smbpasswd to change the password for a user who's a
> of an Active Directory domain (running in NT domain compatibility
> The problem is that I need to be able to change a users' password AS
> another user with administrator rights. Users have the ability to
> change their own password disabled so that they must use the web
> interface. With rpcclient from samba-tng, I could connect to IPC$ as
> administrator and then use "ntpass <user>" to change their password.
> Is there an alternative method in the newer AD-aware versions of
> Samba? Its rpcclient no longer has the 'ntpass' command and smbpasswd
> doesn't support connecting as another user, from what I can tell.
Look at the 'net ads password' command in HEAD. This works against AD
nativly - doing the password change over kerberos protocols.
Sorry, the doco is a bit lacking at this stage.
Andrew Bartlett abartlet at pcug.org.au
Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team abartlet at samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College abartlet at hawkerc.net
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