Password expiration after joining Domain

Greg Goodrich ggoodrich at
Wed Dec 5 07:50:03 GMT 2001

I'm having the same issues, so if you find the answer to this problem, please let me know.  Also, if anyone on the
list knows, I'd appreciate it.  TIA,

"S. Zwedler" wrote:

> Hi,
> after installing Samba 2.2.2 and successfully joining the domain, users are now prompted to change their
> passwords. I believe this is triggered by Samba, and while it makes sense security-wise, it's not needed in the
> trusted environment here so I'd like to set the password expiration time to infinite (never expires). I haven't
> yet found the right option in Samba yet, so i'd be more than grateful if someone could tell me where I can find
> the proper option. (i'm aware that there is a last-time-changed field in smbpasswd file but I do not want to
> change that manually for all users every month...)
> Thanks all,
> Steffen Zwedler

Greg Goodrich
Senior Software Engineer
MediNotes Corp.
ggoodrich at

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