Provided by: smbldap-tools_0.9.2-3_all
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.
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
Password will prompt again and compare the second entry against the
first. Both entries are require to match in order for the password to