[Samba] Error when changing domain password in Windows XP

Torkil Svensgaard torkil at drcmr.dk
Fri May 27 02:44:30 MDT 2011

On 2011-05-26 15:29, Harry Jede wrote:
> On 15:24:57 wrote Torkil Svensgaard:
>> On 2011-05-26 13:10, Gaiseric Vandal wrote:
>>> Do you have a password change chat script configured and defined in
>>> smb.conf ?
>> I've tried the following two, as well as the default blank, same
>> result in all cases.
>> passwd program = /usr/sbin/smbldap-passwd %u
>> passwd program = /usr/bin/passwd %u
>> Either works when run manually as root.
> then you should check the ACLs in openldap

Could you eloborate on that? The ACLs allow my admin user read and write 
access, the same admin user defined by "ldap admin dn" in smb.conf

I'm wondering if the problem could be of timing, that first PAM changes 
the password in LDAP and then samba tries to do the same, but with the 
old password, like suggested here: 



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