[Samba] Forcing password changes using SAMBA as PDC

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Tue Jul 15 11:58:07 GMT 2003

On Tue, Jul 15, 2003 at 10:46:59AM +0200, Enrico Payne wrote:
> Hi, I have the password chat working correctly, but now need to know how to
> force SAMBA to expire passwords on Windows clients and then request new
> passwords.
> Any ideas? I have looked at the archives and done a few searches, but cannot
> find anything relating to doing this in SAMBA, only using PAM under the
> terminal...
> I am running in digest mode, so would appreciate it if you could e-mail me
> directly as well

This works directly in Samba 3.0 (as in, Samba enforces this itself).

IN Samba 2.2, you configure PAM for terminal logins, then set 'obey pam
restrictions = yes' (on a PAM enabled build, naturally) and make the same 
config in /etc/pam/samba.

Andrew Bartlett

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