[Samba] Change Password from Windows Native Interface

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Sun Dec 4 11:43:20 UTC 2016

On Sun, 4 Dec 2016 12:11:17 +0100
Marc Muehlfeld via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> Hi Scott,
> Am 02.12.2016 um 06:55 schrieb Scott Mattan via samba:
> > I am currently trying to get a Samba 4.5.1 environment set up for
> > testing and I am unable to get samba to request a new password from
> > a windows user.  The error that I get, is in Japanese, so I don't
> > have the exact translation, however it is along the lines of...
> > 
> > Your user password must be changed before logging in for the first
> > time.
> > 
> > I am currently using SambaDC (although my computer is not connected
> > to the samba domain).
> As far as I know, Windows only prompts for password changes when a
> domain user logs into a domain workstation. If a domain user just
> access a share from a none-domain-member machine only an error is
> shown and access is denied.
> Am 03.12.2016 um 18:53 schrieb Rowland Penny via samba:
> > You also seem to have built the deprecated 'ntvfs' filesystem.
> Yes, but he's not using it:
> > server services = s3fs,...
> If he would, Samba 4.5 would fail to start:
> https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Updating_Samba#The_ntvfs_File_Server_Back_End_Has_Been_Disabled

Yes, I noticed, but everything the OP posted seemed to be just wrong.
He appears to be running Samba as an AD DC, but isn't joining anything
to it, he has built the 'ntvfs' filesystem but isn't using it.

Perhaps it might help if the OP was to describe just what they are
doing and why.


> Regards,
> Marc

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