[Samba] Password change from WinXP (PAM Error)
abartlet at samba.org
Mon Mar 22 02:43:06 GMT 2004
> > passwd chat = Newpassword* %n Re-enternewpassword %n
> > *passwd:allauthenticationtokensupdatedsuccessfully
This is certainly wrong.
> What OS is this? You password chat has no wildchards between the words.
> I'd double check the output from /usr/bin/passwd and make sure your
> password chat matches as closely as possible. Also, you could set your
> password chat debug = yes and set your log level up to like 100 to see
> the output of the passwd change dialog. Secondly, I would take out pam
> password change (this has never worked properly for me). Unix password
> sync (and the deritative passwd program and passwd chat) and pam
> password change are mutually exclusive if I remember right.
pam password change is a method for 'unix password sync', so it requires it.
If you have the passwd chat setup right, then the PAM stuff can be
more reliable then the old-style 'unix password sync'.
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