[Samba] Redhat 7.2 and pam password change

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at pcug.org.au
Sat Feb 2 14:55:07 GMT 2002

Charlie Grosvenor wrote:
> Hi
>         I am trying to get samba to change unix passwords using pam.I am using
> redhat 7.2 with samba 2.2.2. My smb.conf file looks like this:

With 'pam password change' the prompts are matched in any order.  As
such is pays to make each prompt as specific as possible - in this case
it is matching *password* with 'New password' and not getting a reply
(no %n in that pair).  As such it never gets the password.

Andrew Bartlett

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Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team  abartlet at samba.org
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