Antwort: RE: [Samba] password expiration - can patch be put in a standard distribution?

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Thu Feb 14 13:43:11 GMT 2002

Sanjiv Bawa wrote:
> Is it possible to put this patch into 2.2.3a in the standard distribution?
> Can one of the gurus respond to this?
> I could really use this and the issue seems to have come up before. How do
> you set the timeout?

Samba HEAD already does this properly.  Samba 2.2 only allows this via
PAM.  I don't think that patch will make it in - particularly becouse it
only affects domain logons, and fixing it for other password checks is
non-trivial (hence why I rewrote the entire auth subsystem in HEAD).

Andrew Bartlett

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