[Samba] Failure to Change Machine Account Password

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Sat Oct 4 01:14:47 GMT 2003

On Fri, Oct 03, 2003 at 09:07:55PM -0400, Sean Elble wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've searched on this on marc.theaimsgroup.com, and was unable to find
> anything conclusive. I am getting the following error message on the Windows
> 2000 workstations here (the only kind I have, hehe), and am wondering why.
> Changing machine account password for account DHCP-12$ failed with the
> following error:
> The stub received bad data.
> One, why is Windows 2000 trying to change the machine account password, and
> why is it failing? I have setup Samba so that users can change their
> passwords from Windows (and yes, it works, syncing passwords with both UNIX
> and the smbpasswd databases). If anyone has any ideas, I'd love to hear
> them. BTW, Samba 3.0 on Red Hat 7.3, Windows 2000 SP4 client.

Can you send in a debug level 10 log and ethereal capture trace of
this happening please ?


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