[Samba] Changing passwords from Windows

TAKAHASHI Motonobu monyo at monyo.com
Fri Jan 28 03:26:13 MST 2011

2011/1/28 Thierry Lacoste <lacoste at u-pec.fr>:
> On 27 janv. 11, at 16:55, TAKAHASHI Motonobu wrote:
>>> 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?
> AFAICT this is not needed. The user never accesses theses hashes for
> himself.
> The samba "ldap admin dn" and the smbldap-tools "masterDN" need write access
> to them.

Have you examined?
As far as I examined smbldap-tools 0.9.5, to set "by self write" to both
sambaLMPassword and sambaNTPassword is needed for a user to change
his own password with smbldap-passwd.

TAKAHASHI Motonobu <monyo at samba.gr.jp>

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