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On Fri, 2004-01-02 at 11:17, Mark Ebaugh wrote:
> Not having all of the relevant information, but having seen a similar 
> event once, I will take a stab at this.
> Is the user information in LDAP ?
> I have seen smbpasswd not linked properly to LDAP directory of users 
> that attempted to look in the passwd file for verification of the user's 
> existance before attempting a change of their smbpasswd. Root could 
> change smbpasswds no problem, but the users not existing in passwd 
> caused serious issues.
> -Mark
> James P. Kinney III wrote:
> > On Fri, 2004-01-02 at 08:54, Geoffrey wrote:
> > 
> > 
> >>I don't believe this is correct.  I believe smbpasswd will permit a user 
> >>to change there own password.  From the man page:
> >>
> >>  By default (when run with no arguments) it will attempt to
> >>        change the  current  user's  SMB  password  on  the  local
> >>        machine.  This is similar to the way the passwd(1) program
> >>        works.  smbpasswd differs  from  how  the  passwd  program
> >>        works however in that it is not setuid root but works in a
> >>        client-server mode and communicates with a locally running
> >>        smbd(8). As a consequence in order for this to succeed the
> >>        smbd daemon must be running on the  local  machine.  On  a
> >>        UNIX  machine  the  encrypted  SMB  passwords  are usually
> >>        stored in the smbpasswd(5) file.
> >>
> >>So, I would check to make sure the smbd daemon is running.
> > 
> > 
> > smbd _is_ running. But smbpasswd gives "invalid password" error for
> > non-root users. I have not used this from the cl before. I have used it
> > with the 3-finger salute password change with a Winders box on the samba
> > domain controller. That worked just fine. At the moment, I can't bring
> > the new domain online for a variety of timing reasons.
> > 
> > 
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