[Samba] password expiration

Gerald Carter jerry at samba.org
Wed Feb 13 12:47:04 GMT 2002

On Wed, 13 Feb 2002, William H. Lacy wrote:

> I have samba 2.2.2 on Solaris 7 running as windows domain server.  The
> problem is the windows2000 clients keep giving users the message that
> their password is about to expire and ask if you want to change it. No
> password expirations have been set on the server or the local windows
> boxes. If you cancel the message it continues to work fine. On the local
> machine local password maximum age policy has been set to 0. Any ideas?

Hey Bill,  It's a hardcoded value in the source.  :-(  Easy to fix.
Or you can try adding a 'X' to the user's smbpasswd entry (replace one of 
the spaces).

cheers, jerry
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