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

Gaurav Kumar gauravphoenix at gmail.com
Sun Sep 16 12:13:44 MDT 2012

Thanks Andrew, will give it a shot.

Generally speaking, what is the best(recommended) way to manage Samba4?
Should we use Windows AD tools or sama-tool?
Is managing via internal LDAP server recommended?


On Sun, Sep 16, 2012 at 10:54 AM, Andrew Bartlett <abartlet at samba.org>wrote:

> 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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