[Samba] Latest windows patches have screwed up samba

RRuegner robert at ruegner.org
Tue Apr 20 16:17:11 GMT 2004

Jason Balicki schrieb:

> Others have posted already about this, but so far nobody
> in the know has responded:
> I am getting an invalid error message when changing user passwords
>>from the client machine (for example, by using ctl-alt-del and
> selecting "change password") from at least one Windows XP pro
> workstation (my own -- I have yet to escelate this further, in case
> I figure out that it's something simple.)
> When I attempt to change the password I get the message:
> "The system cannot change your password now because the domain
> FMDOM is not available."
> FMDOM is, of course, the name of my domain.
> However, the password is sucessfully changed.
> In my workstation log I get multiple entries (log level
> is set to 10) of:
> [2004/04/20 09:09:59, 0] passdb/passdb.c:pdb_free_sam(210)
>   pdb_free_sam: SAM_ACCOUNT was NULL
> With only the time changing.  There are four entries
> for each time I try changing the password.
> I set my log level to 10 and changed my password,
> I'm including log.nmbd and log.smbd in case it helps.
> Please request these files from me, I don't want to
> post unsolicited attachments to the list.
> I also have a tcp dump produced using ethereal of the
> time period the password change is taking place.  I
> will provide this upon request.
> Thanks for any help, and I will post results back
> to the list (provided there are any) for those of
> you who are also experiencing this issue.
> TIA,
> --J(K)
Hi, i have serveral win xp and 2000 clients upgraded to all possible 
patches of ms no Problem with samba apears
but i use ldap backend or smbpasswd

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