[Samba] Feature request: Prevent user from changing password

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Mon Sep 2 06:32:00 GMT 2002

Dan Ohnesorg wrote:
> I need a shared account, which will not be able to change password -
> there is naturally DOS problem if someone will change the password. I can
> probably disable it over policy editor, but it is not enough.
> Will be possible to add such a attribute to smbpasswd? There can be
> probably posibility to specifi a date, until which is not possible to
> change password, like in shadow  int  sp_min; /* days until change allowed.
> */

We got close to this when sombody was writing a patch to rework the
password change subsystem.  I need that patch picked back up, my
comments intergrated and a new patch submitted...

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
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