[Samba] Change user Password with smbpasswd
rpenny at samba.org
Tue Jan 19 21:20:53 UTC 2016
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On 19/01/16 20:43, Stefan Kania wrote:
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> Am 19.01.16 um 19:38 schrieb Rowland penny:
>> On 19/01/16 17:24, Stefan Kania wrote:
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>>> "samba-tool user setpassword" works fine, but I don't want all
>>> "normal" Users to connect to the Domaincontroller to change
>>> their password.
>> Hang on, you don't want your users to connect to the place where
>> their passwords are stored ????
> No, why should they, the Windows-users don't have to connect to the
> Domaincontroller to change their password, they can do it on their
Yes, they do it on their machines by connecting to a DC and changing it
Unless you are confusing a local user with a domain user.
> So it should be the same on a Linux-client. The user
> authenticate on his client and should change his password on it.
Ah no, a Unix user still authenticates to the DC and that it is where it
must change the password.
> user should not do an ssh-connection to the DC to change his password.
Again you do not need to use ssh to change a users password, you can,
but why would you.
> On a DC I have no shares no printers so no user must access the DC.
Wrong, what about sysvol and netlogon.
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