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       smbldap-passwd - change user password


       smbldap-passwd [-?│--help│-s│-u] [name]


       smbldap-passwd changes passwords for user accounts. A normal user may
       only change the password for their own account, the super user may
       change the password for any account.

       If option -s specified then changed only samba password.  If options -u
       specified then changed only UNIX password.  With no options then
       changed both - UNIX and samba passwords.

       Password Changes
        The user is first prompted for their old password, if one is present.
       This password is then tested against the stored password by binding to
       the server. The user has only one chance to enter the correct
       passwword. The super user is permitted to bypass this step so that
       forgotten passwords may be changed.
        The user is then prompted for a replacement password. As a general
       guideline, passwords should consist of 6 to 8 characters including one
       or more from each of following sets:

       Lower case alphabetics

       Upper case alphabetics

       Digits 0 thru 9

       Punctuation marks

       Password will prompt again and compare the second entry against the
       first. Both entries are require to match in order for the password to
       be changed.