[Samba] Re: How to verify the domain secret is good or bad?

Joey Collins joeycollins at charter.net
Mon Mar 31 01:09:31 GMT 2003

"Gerald (Jerry) Carter" wrote:


> > Also, sometimes I saw problems like "wbinfo -t" just says "secret is bad",
> > when all the daemons were running.  It sure was good at some point before.
> Samba periodially changes the password on the server.  secrets.tdb should
> be in sync with this.


Why does Samba do this?  Does the secret expire after a certain period
of time or is this done as a safety precaution?


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