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NT User Manager and Linux

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I want to administer our network using linux (RedHat 5.1).  Is there a way to change and reset NT user passwords from linux?
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Install rshsvc on your NT server (PDC, BDC).
Install ResKit on NT server (you need addusers, ntrights).
Now you may call addusers from linux via rsh.
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by:dobrien75
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A bit more clarification would have been nice, but very quick response
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by:ahoffmann
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which clarification? Feel free to ask, it's for free now.

Linux# man rsh
M$   # notepad rshsvc.txt & explorer rshsvc.htm

You may also read tons off docs from M$, they are all more or less usefull and/or without errors. You may believe it ;-))

KISS - keep it short and simple
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by:jmarler
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Go and check out http://www.cis.ksu.edu/~mikhail/Passwd/ Mikhail has written a script that syncs NT and Unix user accounts.  It shows you how to setup NT user accounts from the Unix side.  There is also a link to another system that works the other way (Maintain Unix from NT)
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