Winbindd change password request

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Mon Jun 19 21:12:38 GMT 2006

On Mon, 2006-06-19 at 11:51 +0200, Alexey Kobozev wrote:
> Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> > On Thu, 2006-06-15 at 16:13 +0200, Alexey Kobozev wrote:
> >> Hi guys!
> >>
> >> Attached is the patch for crap change password in winbindd and ntlm_auth
> >> It was done on samba 3.0.23rc2
> >> Please review it.
> > 
> > My main problem is with the way the ntlm_auth interface has been
> > designed.  This options introduces a lot more command-line options.
> > 
> > I would prefer something that was handled as a new --helper-protocol,
> > similar to ntlm-server-1.  Using a new helper protocol allows easier
> > 'versioning' if you need to change behaviors, which is important, as we
> > need to maintain ntlm_auth's interface in the long term.
> OK. Here we go. We've removed the command line arguments for change
> password and added new helper protocol ntlm-crap-chng-pswd-1

I just quickly looked over this, and wanted to say that this is on the
right track.  I would name it 'ntlm-change-password-1', and I'll leave
others to comment on the backend RPC code, but the ntlm_auth interface
looks like the right start.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                      
Authentication Developer, Samba Team 
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College
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