S4 - Last password change

Matthieu Patou mat at samba.org
Thu Jun 2 05:20:10 MDT 2011

On 02/06/2011 14:52, Brian C. Huffman wrote:
> On 06/01/2011 05:39 PM, Matthieu Patou wrote:
>> On 02/06/2011 01:06, Brian C. Huffman wrote:
>>> Not sure what you mean.  Currently we have mostly linux desktops, 
>>> some mac users and some windows users.  We use dovecot / postfix as 
>>> our mail services (which don't have any password changing 
>>> capabilities like MS Exchange).  I'm going to be using Likewise Open 
>>> for the linux / mac users.  And I need to get all users onto S4 from 
>>> local passwords with minimal disruption.
>> but I don't understand why you need to modify the date of the last 
>> password change ?
> I'm not trying to modify it...just read it.  That way I know when all 
> the users have changed from the temporary password that I gave them to 
> a new password that only they know (by comparing the last change date 
> / time). 
Yeah sorry I don't know why I wrote modify I guess I wanted to write 
monitor ... %-)

Why not put a temporary password that must be changed on the next logon ?


Matthieu Patou
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