[Samba] SSHA password modified without smbpasswd

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Thu Apr 19 00:34:58 MDT 2012

On Thu, 2012-04-19 at 08:21 +0200, Hervé Hénoch wrote:
> Ok i've used ldappasswd to change the password : LM et NT passwd i've 
> been modified.
> I've a question related to smbpasswd which can change in my LDAP, 
> userPassword and LM/NT password (ldap passwd sync=yes). But what command 
> does it use if i've not set "passwd program" ? How can I find it ? Does 
> it use by default ldappasswd ?
> In smb.conf
> passdb backend = ldapsam:ldap://
> ldap passwd sync = yes

We have C code in Samba which makes the ldap password change extended
operation, so no external program is required (this is more reliable in
any case).

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org

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