[Samba] How to set password on Samba4 using phpldapadmin?

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Sun Sep 16 11:54:31 MDT 2012

On Sat, 2012-09-15 at 04:22 -0700, Gaurav Kumar wrote:
> Hi, I am running Samba version Version 4.1.0pre1-GIT-b53c5bc. Everything is
> working fine in terms of basic AD functionality. Windows machines are able
> to join domain.
> I'm able to set user password using samba-tool. However I would like to use
> phpldapadmin to set password.
> In the password field (while using phpldapadmin) I see several options like
> md5 etc. Which option should I select? I tried selecting one (md5) but it
> didn't work. phpldapadmin told me it has changed the object but in reality
> samba was still using old password.
> So, how do I change admin (and other user passwords) using inbuilt LDAP
> server?

I'm not sure if phpLdapAdmin can do it.   Setting the clear text (really
clear, not {CLEAR}) password to userPassword should be the right thing.

Andrew Bartlett

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

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