[Samba] Changing the domain admin password
smt at vgersoft.com
Fri Apr 30 07:10:45 MDT 2010
On Thu, 29 Apr 2010, John Drescher wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 29, 2010 at 5:37 PM, Steve Thompson <smt at vgersoft.com> wrote:
>> I changed the password in the LDAP database for the account
>> corresponding to ldap admin dn, and then changed the password in
>> secrets.tdb on all my Linux member servers (+PDC+BDC) using "smbpasswd
>> -w". Immediately (within a minute or so) all windows clients joined to
>> the domain and logged in to a domain account hung.
> I believe when I changed the ldap admin / Manager password I needed to
> restart the samba servers on the pdc and my 3 bdcs after updating the
> secrets on each machine. All has been well after this.
Yes, I did restart the samba server on the PDC and the two BDC's, but the
clients hung anyway. Putting the password back the way it was allowed the
clients to continue. I will need to build a test rig.
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