AW: AW: [Samba] Password change problem, Samba 3.0.4

Kopmann, Goetz Goetz.Kopmann at
Thu Jun 17 12:55:18 GMT 2004

>On Thu, 17 Jun 2004 12:02 , Kopmann, Goetz <Goetz.Kopmann at>

Arrrgllll. This is what the spammer loves   ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

>>Hi Sean,
>>> smbpasswd
>>> Old SMB password:
>>> New SMB password:
>>> Retype new SMB password:
>>> machine rejected the password change: Error was : RAP86: The
>>> specified password is invalid.
>>> Failed to change password for testuser
>>We have exactly the same problem with Samba v2.2.8a. We found out that
>>password change process works if you set "unix password sync = no". But
>>that's not a good solution fo us. Users should be able to log in to Linux
>>with the same password. 

>no one seems to like our solution, but we turned off _all_ windows->linux
linux->windows password changes from the windows/linux session 
>and just made a web page that sets both - it takes a lot of crap out of
the equation and also lets us sync our email and web passwords at the 
>same time - just a thought

This sounds good. Can we get more infos ?


More information about the samba mailing list