[Samba] Password Aging Policies - SAMBA

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Thu Apr 3 21:15:35 GMT 2003

On Thu, 3 Apr 2003, MARK LICHTENBERG wrote:

> I am new to SAMBA. I am using it with LINUX and I love it! Nice change
> from you know who.
> I am sorry if this is a lame question, but I am setting up a Primary
> Domain Controller and a Backup Domain Controller. All the clients are
> Windows 2K or XP. I need the clients to reset their passwords every 30
> days. I am having a hard time locating a procedure to set this feature.
> LINUX has 'chage' but that does not seem to apply to SAMBA.
> Does anyone know how I can set up a policy for my SAMBA clients. to
> force them to change their passwords? I hope so, because I really want
> to use LINUX/SAMBA for my domain controllers, and this is my last
> hurdle.

This is something that may make it into the Samba-3.0.0 code branch but is
not available with Samba-2.2.x.

- John T.
John H Terpstra
Email: jht at samba.org

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