[Samba] Re: Password change

Cleber P. de Souza cleberps at gmail.com
Fri Nov 3 11:54:05 GMT 2006


I found out the mkntpwd in the smbldap-tools docs. This tool was
cloned from the L0phtCrack and show the correct hash for a password
and could be used to update the NT field in the LDAP.
I'm creating the script for passwd now.


On 11/2/06, Craig White <craigwhite at azapple.com> wrote:
> On Thu, 2006-11-02 at 10:29 -0200, Cleber P. de Souza wrote:
> > As Craig told, maybe you forgot the ldap admin account.
> > I have another question about this.
> > And if I want that an user change him/her account in a linux desktop
> > using passwd, how can I set up the linux so that the samba password
> > shall be sync too?
> >
> > Any idea?
> ----
> you would have to alias the 'passwd' command to run an entirely
> different script/program which is capable of changing multiple
> attributes on your LDAP DSA or aliased over to smbpasswd (yikes!).
> That is not entirely practical but certainly possible - if I recall
> correctly, there was some mkntpasswd program that was shipped by
> openldap some time back but I don't know if it is still included.
> Craig
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Cleber P. de Souza

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