[Samba] Keeping Domain Definition Active

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Thu Jan 22 21:26:10 GMT 2004

On Fri, 2004-01-23 at 03:17, Holt, Barry wrote:
> Our domain administrator deletes server domain definitions every month
> that have not been updated in 30 days.  Apparently real servers
> automagically update their password to the domain every 7 days.  I am
> running Samba 2.2.5 on AIX 5.1.  Is there away to automatically have
> Samba update its domain password?

If your server is being used, then an automatic changing of the trust
account password should occur (we broke it at very times).  Later 2.2
versions had a smbpasswd -t command to force it.

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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