Simon Hyde shyde at
Thu Oct 9 21:31:19 GMT 1997

On Fri, 10 Oct 1997 02:48:16 +1000, you wrote:
>I was wondering if anyone out there has been able to get the command:
>	NET PASSWORD \\sambaserver
>to work from within Windows95 talking to a Samba server?
>We're running Samba 1.9.17p2 and Linux (RedHat 4.1 2.0.27 kernel).  The 
>Samba server is handling domain logons and roaming user profiles.  We need 
>a nice easy way for idiot users to change their passwords when needed ... 
>we're trying to avoid having them login to the Linux server if at all 
>>From reading the docs for Samba, it states that this "may or may not work, 
>depending on your installation".  We have compiled in the option to allow 
>this, but never seem to be able to get the silly thing to work, always 
>returning a network error.  Otherwise, all else is fine and dandy.
Doesn't sound like you have actually done any playing around with the
smb.conf file, you might want to start by looking at the following 2
sections in man smb.conf, iirc the:
passwd chat
passwd program

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