[PR PATCH] [Updated] Adds possibility to change another user password

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Thu Jan 7 04:19:22 UTC 2016

On Mon, 2016-01-04 at 12:10 +0100, Stefan Metzmacher wrote:
> Am 04.01.2016 um 11:49 schrieb github at samba.org:
> > There is an updated pull request by GuillaumeGomez against master
> > on the Samba Samba Github repository
> > 
> > https://github.com/GuillaumeGomez/samba master
> > https://github.com/samba-team/samba/pull/42
> > 
> > Adds possibility to change another user password
> > I sent the patch to `contributing at samba.org` already, but I'm not
> > sure it's enough, so I post it here as well.
> > 
> > A patch file from https://github.com/samba-team/samba/pull/42.patch
> >  is attached
> What is the reason for the "Add possibility to change other user's
> password (source 4 version)"
> patch?
> Resetting the password of another user is already supported by
> "samba-tool user setpassword".

What GuillaumeGomez is trying to do, as I understand it, is to allow
the user to authenticate with one non-admin account, and change the
password of another non-admin account, so we don't have to log in with
anonymous credentials (which may not work against a secure DC).

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett
Authentication Developer, Samba Team         https://samba.org
Samba Development and Support, Catalyst IT   

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