[Samba] RE: How to verify the domain secret is good or bad?
don_mccall at hp.com
Mon Mar 31 14:00:58 GMT 2003
By default machine account passwords are changed ever 7 days in MS world.
you can change this via the "machine password timeout" smb.conf parameter.
Hope this helps,
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Joey Collins [mailto:joeycollins at charter.net]
> Sent: Sunday, March 30, 2003 20:10
> To: Gerald (Jerry) Carter
> Cc: Chere Zhou; samba at lists.samba.org; samba-technical at lists.samba.org
> Subject: Re: How to verify the domain secret is good or bad?
> "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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