[Samba] Changing expired NT password
jra at samba.org
Mon Nov 6 22:41:04 GMT 2006
On Mon, Nov 06, 2006 at 05:23:34PM +0000, Jeremy Volkman wrote:
> I'm using a Linux workstation in an NT domain environment. I ran into a problem
> today where my NT password had expired and I could no longer use any services
> (e.g., Outlook). I found the domain controller host and attempted to use
> smbpasswd -r <host> to change the password, however it simply returned
> NT_STATUS_PASSWORD_EXPIRED (duh!). After trying for a couple hours to change
> the password from my Linux workstation, I finally found an XP machine and logged
> in with my username and expired password. XP proceeded to tell me that my
> password had expired and must be changed. I changed the password and now
> everything is fine.
> Is there a way to mimic the forced password change of the XP login with samba
> tools? I'd rather not have to find an empty XP machine each time my password
Actually, this looks like a bug someone just sent us a patch for (bugzilla #4085).
Should be fixed for 3.0.23d.
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