[Samba] Re: smbpasswd problem on Solaris-10

Roberto Lizana rober.lizana at gmail.com
Thu Jul 12 09:38:43 GMT 2007

type  tdbdump /var/lib/samba/account_policy.tdb and show me data of key  
'* password length'

Ole Benner escribió:
> I have now tried if the problem exists in samba-3.0.24 and it doesn't.
> The problem is only with samba-3.0.25(a/b).
> I will fill in a bug report on it.
> Mvh
> Ole Benner
> Netic A/S
> Ole Benner wrote:
>> I have compiled both samba-3.0.25a and samba-3.0.25b and with both I
>> have problems setting user password longer than 8 chars with smbpasswd.
>> I get no errors, but if I try to set a password with more than 8 chars
>> the password will only be generated using the first 8 chars.
>> This is on Solaris-10 update 3 on amd64 and I have compiled samba using
>> Sun Studio 11 compiler suite and no other options to configure than
>> --prefix=/some/path.
>> Solaris-10 comes with samba 3.0.21b preinstalled and if I use smbpasswd
>> from that installation there is no problems and the smaba-3.0.25(a/b)
>> version works alright with >8 chars passwd once it is set.
>> This looks like some 32/64 bit bug or similar.

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