[Samba] passwd not running as root

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Tue Sep 9 01:01:52 GMT 2003

On Wed, Aug 20, 2003 at 03:11:30PM +0800, sranetworking at swiftdsl.com.au wrote:
> Hi all,
> I posted a message about this problem a couple of weeks ago without a
> response so I'm trying again.  My problem is that samba does not seem to
> be running passwd as root when it tries to sync the passwords.  For
> example, when I run smbpasswd as a user logged onto the samba box I get
> the following error:
> machine rejected the password change: Error was : RAP86: The
> specified password is invalid.
> Failed to change password for it

I fixed this in CVS a few days ago, it'll be in RC3. Sorry for the


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