[Samba] Re: Samba does not change UNIX password after OpenLDAP server upgraded

David Markey dmarkey at dodds.dmarkey.com
Thu Apr 30 23:03:53 GMT 2009

I would imagine that you'll need to re-jig your ACLs in slapd.conf,

Please supply logs.

John Du wrote:
> John Du wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I have been running Samba with OpenLDAP for a few years.  We recently
>> upgrade the OpenLDAP server from 2.2.13 to 2.4.11.
>> When users change their passwords now, only the Windows password is
>> changed the UNIX password is not changed anymore.  Samba server does
>> not log any errors   The samba configuration file did not change when
>> the LDAP server was upgraded.
>> I do have "ldap passwd sync =Yes" in smb.conf and it used to work fine.
>> Has anyone seen this?
>> If I use
>> unix password sync = Yes
>> passwd program = /opt/IDEALX/sbin/smbldap-passwd -u %u
>> passwd chat = "Changing password for*\nNew password*" %n\n "*Retype
>> new password*" %n\n"
>> instead of "ldappasswd sync", what access control do I have to add to
>> the slapd.conf file?
>> Thank you very much for your help!
>> John
> I forgot to mention that the Samba version is 3.0.28 on EHEL4 kernel
> 2.6.9-42.0.2.

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