[Samba] passwd expire issues / shadow

tdavis at birddog.com tdavis at birddog.com
Sun Feb 3 10:48:02 GMT 2002

 >tdavis at birddog.com wrote:
 >> Hello!
 >> I want to be able to force my users to change passwords every so often.
 >>     Does samba honor any shadow settings like this?  If so, mind
 >> pointing me in the right direction or giving me any advice.  I will
 >> ultimately want to get this information out of ldap which the pam module
 >> should take care of (hopefully).

 >Set Samba to 'obey pam restrictions = yes' and setup the 
/etc/pam.d/samba file.

 >Then Samba will (even for encrypted logins) check with the 'account'
module listed.

 >Unfortunetly even with things like LDAP SAM backend, samba only honers
this via PAM.

 >Andrew Bartlett

 >Andrew Bartlett                                 abartlet at pcug.org.au
 >Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team  abartlet at samba.org
 >Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at hawkerc.net
 >http://samba.org     http://build.samba.org     http://hawkerc.net

Well, does the windows client get any notification of this via samba? 
This would be neat.

Terry Davis
Systems Administrator
BirdDog Solutions, Inc.
(402) 829-6059

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