[Samba] kpasswd_samdb_set_password: domain\user (S-...) is changing password of user at domain

Bill Baird Bill.Baird at phoenixmi.com
Fri Sep 14 17:19:33 UTC 2018

Is there a way to translate the userSid into a human readable format, so I
don't have to look it up each time?

For now, my workaround for now is to set my log level to 5, but then turn
lots of stuff down to 1 manually. Like this:

log level = 5 tdb:1 printdrivers:1 lanman:1 smb:1 rpc_parse:1 rpc_srv:1
rpc_cli:1 passdb:1 sam:1 auth:1 winbind:1 vfs:1 idmap:1 quota:1 acls:1
locking:1 msdfs:1  dmapi:1 registry:1 scavenger:1  dns:1 ldb:1 tevent:1
auth_audit:5 auth_json_audit:5 kerberos:1 drs_repl:1 smb2:1 smb2_credits:1
dsdb_audit:5 dsdb_json_audit:5 dsdb_password_audit:5
dsdb_password_json_audit:5 dsdb_transaction_audit:5
dsdb_transaction_json_audit:5 dsdb_group_audit:5 dsdb_group_json_audit:5

On Fri, Sep 14, 2018 at 1:17 PM Andrew Bartlett <abartlet at samba.org> wrote:

> On Fri, 2018-09-14 at 13:00 -0400, Bill Baird via samba wrote:
> > I have  dsdb_password_audit:5 & dsdb_password_json_audit:5 enabled,
> > but I
> > don't get the message I included.
> Correct, that message is generated by a different system.
> > I instead get an audit log that a password was changed...but not by
> > who.
> The userSid element should be the who.
> > Was hoping to get more info in a single log entry, so I can track who
> > on my
> > staff is doing password resets and setup email alerts via my logging
> > system.
> Certainly, that is what this was built for.
> Andrew Bartlett
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