[Samba] Password syncing

tech mail tech-mail at prupref.com
Thu May 8 01:23:02 GMT 2003

I just circumvented it all and made a cgi page that changes them both
off...then I dont have to worry about the syncing

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Doug Curtis [mailto:doug.curtis at world-mail.org]
> Sent: Wednesday, May 07, 2003 5:20 PM
> To: samba at lists.samba.org
> Subject: [Samba] Password syncing
> I have searched and searched but haven't found any responses 
> on the the 
> list for this problem.
> I am using Samba 2.2.8.  I use Kerberos 5 with ldap for the system 
> accounts.  I am just learning about kerberos and ldap, so I 
> am by no means 
> any expert.  I plan on trying to use the Samba with ldap 
> HOWTO later on but 
> I wanted to get the initial services working first.
> I have configured PAM so that when passwd is run, it 
> successfully changes 
> the kerberos password and the samba password at the same 
> time.  I noticed 
> that it really doesn't care what the samba password is set 
> to, it just 
> overwrites anything that is already in the smbpasswd file.
> I also have successfully configured Samba to change the samba 
> password from 
> the windows client (using the change password feature in 
> Ctrl-Alt-Del).  The only way I could get the password change from the 
> client to work was to set "unix password sync = no" but I 
> would like the 
> functionality of this, so that when a user changes their 
> samba password 
> from the client, it changes both of the passwords.
> Does anyone have an idea on how to fix this?
> Thanks,
> Doug
> -- 
> To unsubscribe from this list go to the following URL and read the
> instructions:  http://lists.samba.org/mailman/listinfo/samba

More information about the samba mailing list