[Samba] Changing AD pasword

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Tue Mar 2 12:07:13 GMT 2004

On Tue, 2004-03-02 at 19:28, Larry Ash wrote:
> > You have failed to state what your problem is!
> Sorry, I guess I did.
> The user logs in on the Windows machine and is prompted to change
> his/her password. The user selects a new password and everything
> seems ok except the new password is never stored on the
> Active Directory machine. No errors, they just have to use the
> old password to log in the next time.
> One other thing that I should have mentioned is that the
> Active Directory server is on a different subnet than the
> Windows machines or samba server, which are both on the same subnet.

In what way does Samba differ from the way the windows machines behave?

Samba should not be playing a role in this - it just passed passwords
along to the DC.  Your issue is with a DC that is 'slow' in getting the
new password idea.

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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