[Samba] Problems with trust account passwords -- still

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Sun Feb 29 06:41:12 GMT 2004

On Thu, 2004-02-19 at 03:34, Rob Tanner wrote: 
> I'm still getting near a thousand error messages a day on only one of my two 
> samba servers that both participate in the same W2K domain:
> [2004/02/16 09:17:52, 0] 
> rpc_client/cli_trust.c:change_trust_account_password(248)
>   2004/02/16 09:17:52 : change_trust_account_password: Failed to change 
> password for domain ITS.
> The server getting the errors is version 2.2.7a-security-rollup-fix running
> on RedHat Linux.  The server not receiving the error messages is version
> 2.2.0 running on SPARC Solaris. Both servers participate in the same domain,
> and neither act as a domain controller or WINS server.  The technician that
> manages the microsoft domain itself has no idea since he doesn't see any
> problem on the microsoft side.  I'm assuming, therefore, there is some fine
> tuning I need to do on the one samba server giving me the errors.

Is your 'security=domain' setup working?  If so, then you might just
ignore this message as 'something weird is happening'.  You could also
upgrade to Samba 3.0, and run winbind (which has a lovely buggy
behaviour that it will never try the change the trust account password

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                 abartlet at pcug.org.au
Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team  abartlet at samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at hawkerc.net
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