[Samba] Changing AD pasword

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Tue Mar 2 06:21:58 GMT 2004

On Tue, 2004-03-02 at 16:32, Larry Ash wrote:
> Running Samba3.0.2a in linux (Gentoo)
> security = ads
> Users are logging in fine (XP and W2K), using samba for file sharing and
> printing.
> We have (by corporate decree) a fairly short password life. When the
> password is about to expire the user is prompted to change it during their
> windows logon. I have seen mention of synchronizing the password with unix
> but no mention of pushing it back to the AD server.
> If it's mentioned in the combined howto and I've missed it sorry; how
> about a reference to the page / section. Otherwise has anyone figured this
> out?

You have failed to state what your problem is!

In what way does this fail to function - domain users are forced to
change their password by the PDC and their workstation.  Samba will
correctly pass on error codes to clients if they fail to, but has no
role in this situation.

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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