[Samba] Re: password change, domain not availeable

Angel Chiou achiou at yahoo.com
Fri Apr 23 06:56:47 GMT 2004

This problem affects e.g. Win2k SP4 (with all MS-Patches) Clients and samba 
2.2.3a-13 (Debian stable Package).

Angel Chiou

Andrew Bartlett wrote:

> On Thu, 2004-04-22 at 22:33, Collen Blijenberg  wrote:
>> well the subject tell's it..
>> it's not able to change password's for users
>> from a miupoms xp/2000 machine...
>> windows is complaining about, domain not availeable..
>> and samba show's an (incor.password lenght error)
>> i used an password over 5 char's (6 and 8)
>> and the min. passwd lenght is 5 !!
> The error message is misleading (I'm trying to come up with a good
> clarification).  The error means that we could not decrypt the password
> buffer, which is encrypted with the user's previous password.
> (This ensures that the clear-text password is not seen on the network).
> What we need to be clear on is what *exact* versions of the client and
> server this happens on.  A network trace of the failed operation would
> also be good.
> Andrew Bartlett

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