[Samba] Password syncing
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?
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