[Samba] Update LDAP password

Michael George george at idealso.com
Wed Jan 4 14:32:45 GMT 2006

from my limited experience, it sounds like windows tools are best for 
managing the windows-side of Samba PDCs.

For the posix, courier-imap, postfix side of things, phpldapadmin will 
work fine for you, *except for updating passwords*.

Hopefully someone will correct me if I'm wrong....

Charles Marcus wrote:
> Michael George wrote:
>> Yusuf is right, phpldapadmin will only manipulate the ldap directory. 
>> While this may be useful at times, you probably do not want to add 
>> users with phpldapadmin.  You *certainly* don't want to try to change 
>> passwords with it, as they will be out of sync with one another.
> Ok, thanks for the tip...
> I'd be interested in hearing what GUI tools some of you more experienced 
> with LDAP use to manage Samba...
> I'm fairly new to LDAP (and Samba), and from the LDAP stuff I've been 
> reading (a bit daunting), a good GUI tool that *reliably* manages Samba 
> Accounts in LDAP would be much appreciated.
> Thanks again,

-Michael George
  Ideal Solutions, LLC

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