[Samba] Logon times

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at pcug.org.au
Sun Feb 10 12:56:36 GMT 2002

Bill Moran wrote:
> Stan S. wrote:
> > Good evening,
> > In Samba is there anyway to control logon hours and maximum times in use? I
> > am using Samba 2.2.3a as a PDC on Red Hat 7.2 with all current errata in
> > place.
> > Any suggestions?
> To my knowledge, there's no built-in way for samba to do this.
> However, it seems rather trivial to make a cron job that would do a
> "smbpasswd -d" and "smbpasswd -e" at the appropriate times.
> Max usage time might be a little more difficult.

The easiest way would be to configure pam_time, and set 'obey pam
restrictins = yes' in your smb.conf.  Then Samba will honer the PAM
configuration in the same SSH etc does.

Andrew Bartlett

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