[Samba] Changing passwords from Windows

Thierry Lacoste lacoste at u-pec.fr
Fri Jan 28 04:14:31 MST 2011

On 28 janv. 11, at 11:26, TAKAHASHI Motonobu wrote:

> 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.
I misread the OP. Moreover I've always used smbldap-passwd as root.

Sorry for the noise.


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