[Samba] Changing passwords from Windows

TAKAHASHI Motonobu monyo at monyo.com
Thu Jan 27 08:55:19 MST 2011

2011/1/26 Joe Tseng <joe_tseng at hotmail.com>:
> Is it possible for a user to change his/her password from Windows?  I tried it
> out last night as a test user against my PDC and it only changed for Samba; I
> was still able to log into the PDC via SSH using the previous password.  (I
> changed it for the test user as root and it took for both SSH and Windows.)

Set "ldap password sync = yes"  in LDAP environment or set "unix
password sync = yes"
and "pam password change = yes" in normal environment with PAM enabled.

> I tried to use smbldap-passwd as the test user, but I got a message back saying
> I had insufficient privileges:

Have you set "by self write" to both sambaLMPassword and sambaNTPassword?

TAKAHASHI Motonobu <monyo at samba.gr.jp>

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