[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 17:29:36 UTC 2018

Hmph, okay. I appreciate the explanation, thanks for your time!

On Fri, Sep 14, 2018 at 1:27 PM Andrew Bartlett <abartlet at samba.org> wrote:

> On Fri, 2018-09-14 at 13:19 -0400, Bill Baird wrote:
> > Is there a way to translate the userSid into a human readable format,
> > so I don't have to look it up each time?
> Not in that log, while we understand the desire here these logs could
> be stored for quite some time and the meaning of the username could
> have changed in the meantime.
> SIDs and GUIDs are good long-term stable and predictably formatted
> identifiers.
> It shouldn't be hard to convert using wbinfo for example, these are
> intended for machine parsing and machines are good at doing that kind
> of thing.
> > 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
> The message you were looking at won't show all password resets, only
> some that are via kerberos.  That is why we added the new logs.
> Andrew Bartlett
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