samba4 pasword change from external app

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Tue Aug 11 10:17:31 MDT 2009

On Tue, Aug 11, 2009 at 02:41:21PM +0200, Michael Ströder wrote:
> Tine Mezgec wrote:
> > I was wondering what's the proper way for an external service to change a
> > password that is stored in an openldap backend for s4.
> > 
> > Can I just compute the hash (how?) for unicodePwd and put it in s4s
> > openldap or is there a better way to do it?
> If you access the LDAP port served by smbd you should be able to do the same
> LDAP operations like described in this MSDN knowledge base article:
> If not, then it's a bug in Samba4.

Well, the first version (delete old -> add new unicodePw)
does not work. By your definition, this would be a bug then?

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