[Samba] password - ldap questions
adam at morrison-ind.com
Tue Dec 16 16:27:03 GMT 2003
> question 1
> We have a corporate wide iplanet ldap server (which i can only read
> from) used for email. I tried to sync the passwords from this
> ldap-server with the samba-openldap one so my samba users only would
> have to remember one password. I used a script that fetches the
> (encrypted, sha1) passwords in a ldif file and ldapmodify this password
> to the samba-openldap. This part works. The problem is that samba want
> the sambaNTpassword and doesn't even look at the userpassword. Is there
> a way that i can make samba use the sha1 userpassword or do i have a
> "no go, bad luck" here.
"no go, bad luck"
> Another solution would be to go the other way around so to update the
> corporate ldap server when someone changes his windows/samba password
> and that brings me to question number 2.
> question 2
> If i change the password from my windows workstation using the native
> windows change password mechanism the sambaNTpassword gets changed but
> the userpassword doesn't.
> I'm using the smbldap-passwd.pl tool. If i use
> this tool directly from the command line it does update the userpassword
> just fine. (using the same syntax as in the smb.conf.
> When i turn "sync unix passwords" then the domain stops working (domain
> not foud)
That shouldn't happen.
Don't you mean "unix password sync"
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