[SOLVED] Samba 4 Success but password change problem
Brian C. Huffman
bhuffman at etinternational.com
Tue Nov 16 11:37:33 MST 2010
Min age was biting me. I had created the account less than 24 hours
ago. I set min-pwd-age to 0 and then was able to successfully reset the
On 11/16/2010 12:44 PM, Matthias Dieter Wallnöfer wrote:
> Hi Brian,
> Brian C. Huffman wrote:
>> First I want to say great work and thanks for such an impressive
>> piece of work that is samba4.
>> I've got a13 setup and running and have a vista pro VM joined to the
>> domain. I've been able to create new users via the MMC plugin and
>> I'm able to login as that user. However, when I try to change the
>> password on the newly created user via Windows, it won't allow me
>> saying "Unable to update the password. The value provided for the
>> new password does not meet length, complexity, or history
>> requirements of the domain."
> You mean you aren't able to switch on the complexity checks? Then
> please read the next paragraph.
>> I've tried turning off the default GPO for domain. I've turned off
>> complexity. And I've tried different passwords that should meet all
>> the requirements, but no luck.
> Probably you still aren't aware of the fact that we don't check for
> the GPO restrictions yet. In order to modify password settings you
> have to use the "samba-tool pwsettings" command on the s4 side or
> manually edit the "pwdProperties" attribute on the domain basedn.
>> On the other hand, changing the password through windows worked fine
>> for the domain administrator account.
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