[Samba] Computers leaving samba domain

Harry Jede walk2sun at arcor.de
Thu Oct 1 13:41:30 MDT 2009

On Donnerstag, 1. Oktober 2009 wrote sgmayo at mail.bloomfield.k12.mo.us:
> Harry Jede wrote:
> >> I was looking at the machines info and
> >> I checked on about 5 of them.  For some reason it is showing that
> >> the sambaPwdLastSet has changed in the last couple of days.  Is
> >> this supposed to ever change for machines if you do not remove
> >> them from a domain and then add them back in?  I would think it
> >> would always stay the same.
> >
> > No, Windows machines will change their password on a regulare time
> > interval. I do not remember the exact days.
> >
> > You must allow them to change the password field an one other.
> > Search this list or look into the good samba documentation :-)
> That is strange then.  I have software on my XP clients that will not
> let anything get changed.  If there are changes made then once you
> reboot the computer, it will be back to the way it was when you
> started.  If the client is recording this change also then it would
> not be saved on a reboot.
> I would think that was the problem, but I have had this software
> running for a few years now and I have not had this problem before.
You may apply a registry patch, so that the client will NOT change the 
machine password :-) , before you lock the client image.

> Thanks for the info.
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> Scott Mayo - System Administrator
> Bloomfield Schools
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> upon?


	Harry Jede

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