NT password change through smblib

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Sat Sep 28 12:22:00 GMT 2002

balagurumoorthy shanmuganathan wrote:
> Hi,
>         I am using smblib 0.50. I have a NT PDC. I would
> like to change the password form Linuxbox running a
> webserver. I tried using the test program.
> It works with admin password. But does not work with
> normal user password. The programe test_password
> returns 2466 status when tried to change the password.
> The status is returned by SMBapi_NetUserPasswordSet
> function call. Please advice if any thing else to be
> done.

Use pam_winbind and winbindd.  I use it with the Authen::PAM perl module
to great effect.  (Assumes you mean a user changing their own password).

Andrew Bartlett

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