[CentOS] Changing system users pass via webmin

Yiorgos Stamoulis yiorgos-lists at 272deg.homelinux.net
Fri Sep 29 18:50:35 UTC 2006

Ivan Arteaga wrote:
> Hi List,
> I need my users to change their passwords, so I defined them as webmin users
> and gived them access only to the system/change password option to do so. So
> far so good... they changed their system passwords (in order to access
> email) but the change it's not reflected in samba passwords. I defined the
> option change password in other modules in webmin but it doesn't works, I
> also have in the smb.conf "unix password sync = yes" but the same.
> I will appreciate if somebody can give me an idea about how to ride this, or
> maybe using another app? o_0
> Thanks in advance.
> --Ivan. 
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have you configured samba with:

security = user
domain logons = yes

Then may I suggest the obvious?
using  a w2k/XP workstation:  ALT+CTRL+DEL > change password . . . . :-)

As you were already informed, unix/linux passwords and samba passwords 
are different.

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