[Samba] Can't Find Password

Bradley W. Langhorst brad at langhorst.com
Fri Apr 11 18:25:45 GMT 2003

On Fri, 2003-04-11 at 14:00, Samba Newsgroups wrote:
> I am running Samba 3.0 HEAD with LDAP 2.0.  I have ldapsam enabled buy when
> I try to log into my server from a W2K machine I get the following in my
> error log:
>    sam_password_ok: NO NT password stored for user root.
> The log file shows that Samba successfully retrieved the root posixAccount
> record and the log displays some of the data (i.e. home directory) that is
> stored for root in LDAP.  The only problem is Samba acts like it cannot find
> the password anywhere.   I have reset the password a number of times and can
> see that there is something stored in LDAP when I perform an ldapsearch.  I
> have also checked to make sure LDAP allows read access to the password
> fields.  The following is in my slapd.conf:
you did add samba.schema to your slapd.conf right?
have you updated the NT and LM passwords with either smbpasswd or the
smbldap tools?

Bradley W. Langhorst <brad at langhorst.com>

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