Knowing when a machine trust account password has changed... nltest

Rafal Szczesniak mimir at
Sun Aug 29 10:07:13 GMT 2004

On Sat, Aug 28, 2004 at 11:24:13PM -0700, John Gerth wrote:
> I was able to answer my earlier question about checking tdbsam as to 
> whether a machine
> trust account password has changed. I apologize for asking in this forum, 
> but
> I thought I was going to need knowledge of smbd log entries which, 
> understandably,
> are not documented in detailed outside of the source.

And what's wrong with asking such question here ? :)

> If the machine SQUARE is in domain MYDOMAIN, you can use the MS support 
> tool "nltest" to force a change with:
>    nltest /sc_change_pwd:MYDOMAIN
>  For a further discussion of nltest, see:

Thank you for the link.

Rafal Szczesniak
Samba Team member

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