[Samba] Problem with samba+openldap with regard changing passwords from windows

Edmundo Valle Neto edmundo.valle at terra.com.br
Mon Feb 18 19:40:10 GMT 2008

Alan Goodman escreveu:
> I have implemented samba with LDAP backend, domain logins and roaming 
> profiles and everything is great - except for one thing.
> Noone can change their passwords from windows - trying to change your 
> password results in windows telling you your not allowed to do that!
> I did smbldap-show alan and among other information the line: 
> sambaPwdCanChange: 0 appeared.
> From my understanding if I do smbldap-usermod -A0 -B0 alan that line 
> should then be changed to have a value of 1 allowing users to change 
> passwords from their windows logins, however running the above command 
> does not appear to be changing these values at all and thus im left 
> with manually smbldap-passwd user to change each persons passwords 
> (which does work)
> If someone could let me know which logs you require and how to obtain 
> them I would be happy to post them up here.
> OS = CentOS 5.1
> Alan

Post your smb.conf.

Edmundo Valle Neto

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