[Samba] Re: smpasswd and ldap ...
tarjei at nu.no
tarjei at nu.no
Fri Feb 15 01:29:05 GMT 2002
Take a look at the utilities found at samba.idealx.org/ they contain a
perl script for changing the password through the password sync option.
Beware though, that the manual contains a wrong password chat script so
you'll have to make your own there.
C.Lee Taylor wrote:
> >If you use unix password sync and ldap as a PAM module, passwd should
> change the posix password from the password script.
> Okay, I have tested it and this does seem to work, but I seem to
> have a few question, because I seem to be having problems when users
> change their password. Let me explain ... We reset all passwords to a
> fixed password and told all the users to login and change them to what
> they wanted. The first user went fine, but then next user was told
> that they had enter the wrong password and could not change their
> password. So, I was on hand and reset both userPassword, and
> smbPasswords, at first, thinking that smbpasswd would change all three
> password I got confused. I then found that I could not set the users
> POSIX password using passwd, it just seemed to hang ... I found that
> if I deleted /etc/.pwd.lock it worked. So now I changed all the
> passwords with "passwd and smbpasswd" and then got the user to change
> it in Windows, but then the next user would coming into the same
> problem. So I deleted the pwd.lock again and so ...
> I then started looking at the parameters in smb.conf and start
> that I was missing a few things ... so I started playing with
> different options and now I am confused and would like a little help ...
> With out anybody telling me to look at the source to figure this
> out, does any know which is the correct ( best ) option that is need
> to set to get userPassword and ( ntPassword & lmPassword ) in sync
> when using Samba 2.2.3a with LDAP SAM ...
> Thanks for everybodies advice ...
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