[Samba] change password failed

Gary Dale garydale at torfree.net
Thu Mar 29 13:20:33 GMT 2007

There are 2 things you need to make this work:

1)a passwd chat line with the correct values for your server. Something
passwd chat = *Enter\snew\sUNIX\spassword:* %n\n
*Retype\snew\sUNIX\spassword:* %n\n

2)unix password sync = Yes

Shaochun Wang wrote:
> I have configured samba as a PDC for our lab. I wish that users can
> change their password on any windows client machine of this domain. 
> Now the users can logon to the domain on windows client machine, but
> when they press Ctrl+Alt+Del to change their domain password, the
> operation failed.
> Checking samba's log file, I found that 'auth 1 type failed'. I don't
> know what this meanes.
> By the way, I don't use password sync in samba PDC. 
> Any help? thank you!

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