Winbindd change password request

Alexey Kobozev cobedump at
Mon Jun 12 09:21:58 GMT 2006

Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:
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> Alexey Kobozev wrote:
>> Andrew,
>> Great, I'll hopefully post the patch during the next week.
>> And one more question. There is an Active Directory search
>> functionality in winbind, but it's not available through
>> request/response interface. So, I think it is one more thing
>> that could be extremely useful for applications that use Samba
>> for integration with windows on *nix environment.
> You don't need winbindd.  Just use 'net ads search' (unless you
> want something mopre programmatic).

Actually when I try to use net ads search to retrieve user attributes
from AD, I'm being prompted to enter the user password. I'd like to have
functionality like I have under win32 - programmatically search the AD
and get the users attributes.

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