Re: Change password (like smbpasswd) from Windows?

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On Wed, Mar 07, 2012 at 06:15:41AM -0500, Adam Tauno Williams wrote:
> On Wed, 2012-03-07 at 00:25 -0800, Jack Bates wrote:
> > From Linux I can use "smbpasswd -r 192.168.1.123 -U jack" to change the 
> > password I use to map network drives. How can I do the same from Windows
> > I configured a Samba share that several folks connect to from their 
> > personal (Windows) laptops. They want to be able to change the passwords 
> > they use to connect to this share
> 
> Assuming: since you say "personal laptops" that these machines are *not*
> members of a domain and thus are participating in a workgroup [however
> adhoc that workgroup may be]
> 
> I'm not aware of any way to change an account/share password from a
> Windows client when operating in workgroup mode;  this is regardless of
> if the server is Samba or Windows.

Ctrl-Alt-Del, "Change Password", and as username type in
SERVERNAME\user. That always worked for me, even in Win7.
But YMMV.

Volker

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