Problems with SAMBA 3.0.4 and sambaBadPasswordCount

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Thu Jun 17 07:08:21 GMT 2004

On Tue, Jun 15, 2004 at 04:18:30PM -0700, Hoferer, Patrick K. (Space Systems) wrote:
> Although I can see the "Last bad password" and "Bad password count"  equals 0
> when I do a `pdbedit -v -L smbtest` for the test user I cannot seem to
> intentionally lock the account through password failures. Whenever the user
> types in the wrong password at the prompt the sambaBadPasswordCount does not
> increment. 

There is a bug in 3.0.4 that prevents the bad password lockout from working.
Fixed in latest Subversion. You will not see each increment anyway, only if the
user is really locked out the changes are reflected to LDAP.


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