Password server and account lockout
stend+samba at sten.tivoli.com
Thu Jan 14 01:30:24 GMT 1999
I'm using an NT domain which I don't administer as a password
server for two samba servers I run, and I'm running into a problem
with accounts getting locked out for invalid passwords. Looking at
the server_validate function in password.c, I see that this (the bad
passwords) is deliberate - an attempt to detect a security hole in NT,
but this is causing a lot of problems when installing a series of "You
must reboot your system" applications, since each reboot causes a pair
of invalid login attempts. Does anyone know of a less hostile way of
of detecting this security hole (so that it can go into password.c),
or should I just hardcode the flag that says the server is safe?
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