Winbindd change password request

Alexey Kobozev cobedump at
Tue Jun 20 09:44:45 GMT 2006

Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> 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.

Thanks Andrew! We're looking forward for comment from RPC guys.

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