[Samba] PDBEDIT set password change

George Farris farrisg at mala.bc.ca
Tue Sep 9 20:23:10 GMT 2003

On Tue, 2003-09-09 at 11:58, John H Terpstra wrote:
> On Tue, 9 Sep 2003, George Farris wrote:
> > Is this operational yet in samba rc2?  I want to use it to force first
> > time login password change.  I can't seem to figure out how to do this.
> > Must one try and use PAM?
> Yes it is operational in RC2. RC3 was released yesterday, so you might
> consider using it.
> Instead of using pdbedit for this, I'd strongly recommend that you
> download the SrvTools.EXE from Microsoft's web site and use it to manage
> user password change enforcement. It's much easier that way.
> Instructions are in the Samba-HOWTO-Collection.pdf in the chapter "Account
> Information Databases".

But, but, but:-)  I don't run windows on my desktop I run Linux.  Using
svrtools.exe is an option but not one I want.  Thank you for the reply. 
BTW do you know how to use pdbedit to change this field?

George Farris	farrisg at mala.bc.ca
Malaspina University-College - Cowichan Campus

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