[Samba] DUX UX in smbpasswd??

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Fri Oct 10 08:07:36 GMT 2003

On Fri, 2003-10-10 at 18:00, Marco Lechner wrote:
> hallo list,
> samba 2.x + SuSE 7.3 working as PDC in NT/W2K-Network:
> in the smbpasswd the account flags are set to U, DU, W. But a few
> accounts have an added X like UX or DUX. The man page describes only
> flags D, U, W and N. what does the X mean or can it be deleted. Anybody
> else with this appearance,

It means that this account with not eXpire.  This is important with LDAP
and tdbsam, which were recording password 'must change times', and
causes messages to be displayed on the client.  They are added on new
accounts (I think) since Samba 2.2.x  - for some value of x.

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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