[Samba] Force the user to change its password

rasa at gmx.ch rasa at gmx.ch
Tue Jan 14 13:20:01 GMT 2003

> Maybe my configuration is incorrect but I can't do it. I'm using 
> samba-2.7.7 and openldap-2.0.25-1 in a redhat-8.0 test machine.
> When I run "smbldap-usermod -B 1 pereti" it sets pwdMustChange to 0 and 
> when I try to logon it says (translating from portuguese):
> "Your password exipires today. Do you want to change it now?"
> Ok, it's the expected behave but if I answer Yes and try to change my 
> password the message is (translating from portuguese):
> "The system can not change your password because the domain LDAP is not 
> availiable"
> (ps: LDAP is my domain name)
> And in the log files I find:
> [2003/01/14 09:36:12, 0] lib/util_sec.c:assert_gid(114)
>    Failed to set gid privileges to (0,514) now set to (0,-1) uid=(0,999)
> [2003/01/14 09:36:12, 0] lib/util.c:smb_panic(1094)
>    PANIC: failed to set gid
> And if I change my password with crtl+alt+del it don't change the value 
> of pwdMustChange.
> I you have the solution it would be great to use this feature.
This looks to me, that its not possible to do that with samba 2.2...
I don't use LDAP. I know that there are flags in the smbpasswd file. I
could't find a place where these flags are explained. Perhaps there is a flag for
that issue.


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