[Samba] cannot change user password with CTRL-ALT-DEL

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Sat May 1 16:41:57 GMT 2004

On Mon, Apr 19, 2004 at 10:13:39PM +0200, Angel Chiou wrote:
> I've been running samba (currently 2.2.3a-13 for Debian) as a PDC with W2k 
> clients for over two years. The system was up and running quite well for a 
> long time. A couple of days ago, I installed the following MS-patches:
> MS04-011
> MS04-012
> MS04-013
> MS04-014
> MS02-011
> Now when users try to change their password from the w2k clients using 
> CTRL-ALT-DEL, a popup window appears saying: "password change failed, the 
> domain <xxx> is not available". But the fact is that the password has been 
> succesfully changed (i.e. the popup should state: "password succesfully 
> changed."). When users log out and login again, the login obviusly fails, 
> since users use their old passwords instead of the new ones...
> I wonder whether I am the only one who is experiencing this problem and 
> whether somebody knows how to solve this problem.
> I can send the logs (nmbd.log, smbd.log and log.machinename) if somebody 
> needs them.

Let me try and reproduce this first, thanks for the heads-up.
I'll be in touch if we can't reproduce it.



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