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Old 05-06-2010, 03:26 PM   #1
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Problem changing password for local users


I am on ubuntu server and its joined to an W3k Domain thru winbind/samba. However everything works fine and Windows and Local users can login to the machine without any problem. However when I wanted to create a local user X and change his password I couldn't. It created the local user X but I could not change the password. Here are the outputs:

Pam configs:

account sufficient
account required
auth sufficient krb5_auth krb5_ccache_type=FILE
auth sufficient nullock_secure use_first_pass
auth required
password [success=1 default=ignore] obscure use_authtok try_first_pass sha512
session required
session required skel=/etc/skel/ umask=0066
session sufficient

The output from /var/log/auth.log when I try to change the password for local username saad.
local means the username on the machine itself.

Passwd[1779]: PAM bad jump in stack
May 6 17:29:59 ubuntu-linux sudo: pam_unix(sudo:auth): unrecognized option [nullock_secure]
May 6 17:29:59 ubuntu-linux sudo: pam_unix(sudo:auth): auth could not identify password for [saad]
Output of the NSSWITH.conf

passwd: compat winbind
group: compat winbind
shadow: compat winbind

hosts: files dns
networks: files dns

protocols: db files
services: db files
ethers: db files
rpc: db files

netgroup: nis
Output of Smb.conf

workgroup = Domain
netbios name = Hostname
realm = Full Domain name
password server = Domain server name
enable privileges = Yes
allow trusted domains = Yes
time server = Yes
obey pam restrictions = yes
winbind refresh tickets = yes
client ntlmv2 auth = yes
winbind use default domain = yes
security = ADS
encrypt passwords = yes
passdb backend = tdbsam
unix password sync = yes
passwd program = /usr/bin/passwd %u
passwd chat = *Enter\snew\s*\spassword:* %n\n *Retype\snew\s*\spassword:* %n\n *password\supdated\ssuccessfully* .
pam password change = no

map to guest = bad user

idmap uid = 10000-20000
idmap gid = 10000-20000
template shell = /bin/bash
winbind enum groups = yes
winbind enum users = yes
usershare allow guests = yes
================================================== =======

main problem is:

passwd saad
Changing password for saad.
(current) UNIX password:
passwd: Permission denied
passwd: password unchanged
root@ubuntu-server:~# passwd saad
passwd: Permission denied
passwd: password unchanged
cat /etc/passwd


I can login fine without any problem.



Solved the problem by commenting

password [success=1 default=ignore] obscure use_authtok try_first_pass sha512

and Uncommenting:
password required nullok obscure min=4 max=50 md5

Last edited by leblinux; 05-07-2010 at 03:52 AM.
Old 05-06-2010, 03:35 PM   #2
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