[Samba] Account Lockout (Repost)

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Tue May 27 01:17:17 GMT 2003


This can not be done in Samba-2.2.x but will be possible in Samba-3
(hopefully) since we have added the capabilities for this. Samba-3 is in
code freeze now and will be released as soon as we can pass all minimum
requirements in QA testing. Expect about another 6 - 8 weeks delay.

- John T.

On Mon, 26 May 2003, Mike Carpenter wrote:

> Hi all,
> My boss is still questioning me for an answer.   I've searched thru this
> archive thru the beginning of the year as well as searched thru Google, but
> still haven't found the answer to the this question..
> Is there a way in Samba to automatically disable/lockout an account if the
> user has tried to signon more than a set number incorrectly?
> As an example:  if JDOE tries to sign into the Samba domain using an
> incorrect password 3 times, can Samba disable/lockout this account until
> either reset by an administrator or until a certain time period has
> expired?
> My boss is looking for the same functionality in this arena that Window$ or
> Novell used to give us.
> Thanks

John H Terpstra
Email: jht at samba.org

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