RFC: Add some functionality to net ads changetrustpw

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Wed Nov 13 15:05:17 UTC 2019

On 13/11/2019 14:26, Noel Power via samba-technical wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a patch here resulting from a customer request where they wish to
> be able to periodically run a command to trust pw after a number of days
> has expired (so something they can run in cron job) The would be
> something similar to what winbind does with 'machine password timeout'
> param. So this is something to be used when winbind isn't used.

Now I am probably missing something here, but doesn't kerberos use the 
machine password (which means ads) and this means winbind must be 
running (at least from 4.8.0), so why is the change required ?


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