S4 - Last password change
Brian C. Huffman
bhuffman at etinternational.com
Thu Jun 2 05:59:23 MDT 2011
On 06/02/2011 07:20 AM, Matthieu Patou wrote:
> 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 ?
Email will just break since it doesn't have any password changing
function as far as I know (IMAP / Dovecot). So if users are on
vacation, I'd like to send them them their new password *before* I
change the email server over to point to Samba 4. Then they can
manually change it via a web app that I'm setting up. Once I can verify
that all users have changed their passwords, then I can safely point the
mail server to Samba 4 and they will know their passwords to check the
Does that make sense?
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