[Samba] Re: unable to change password on multi IP

Igor Belyi sambauser at katehok.ac93.org
Fri Oct 15 05:10:33 GMT 2004

Kris Van Bruwaene wrote:
> When trying to connect to a new machine on our
> internal network I first got:
> session setup failed: NT_STATUS_PASSWORD_MUST_CHANGE
> I searched the list archives and found the following
> solution, which gave me a new error:
> smbpasswd -U bruwaek -r //rto.be
> Old SMB password:
> New SMB password:
> Retype new SMB password:
> unable to find an IP address for machine //rto.be.
> Failed to modify password entry for user bruwaek

Why did you put '//' in front of a machine name? Try just:
smbpasswd -U bruwaek -r rto.be

Hope it helps,

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