Winbindd change password request

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Tue Jun 27 07:17:58 GMT 2006

On Tue, 2006-06-27 at 10:12 +0200, Alexey Kobozev wrote:
> Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> > On Sun, 2006-06-25 at 19:19 +0200, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> >> On Sun, Jun 25, 2006 at 12:37:49PM +0200, Alexey Kobozev wrote:
> >>> Thanks for explanation. Here is the new patch working through
> >>> sendto_domain(). The name of ntlm helper protocol is renamed
> >>> as well.
> >> Ok, looks better. Two questions: 
> >>
> >> How can I test this code? This might be a dumb question, but
> >> is there a way to generate the blobs?
> > 
> > The best way would be to add another helper mode to generate the client
> > side, or to allow the password change mode to take plaintext old/new
> > passwords, which would be turned into the blobs in ntlm_auth.
> What do you say if we'll add more parameters to change password
> helper protocol, which will allow to use blobs or plain text
> old and new passwords?

Yep, this I think would be useful, and the easiest way to test this

Andrew Bartlett

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