Patch: System keytab usage improvements
garrick.james at wamu.net
Fri Jun 11 22:27:06 GMT 2004
> > > Does anyone know whether Samba changes its machine
> account password
> > > periodically when in ADS mode? How often? Can the frequency be
> > > tuned in smb.conf? Dan, does your patch change any of this
> > > behavior?
> > I'll check this out in the code, although my guess would be
> it changes
> > it on the same time frequency that it does for an RPC
> password change.
> Currently, we don't. Only way to change it is with a cron
> based 'net ads changetrustpw' command.
That's what are plan was if Samba didn't do it by itself already--we
just didn't want to be doing it in cron if Samba was already doing it.
Thanks for the information.
> > Thanks a *LOT* for this work. It is *much* appreciated !
> Strongly seconded,
A resounding third round of appreciation to Dan and the others who
developed this patch (all I did was some testing). I think it is
crucial functionality for Samba to be able to co-exist with other
kerberos based tools on the system. Thank you, thank you, thank you!
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