[Samba] Re: Password Expiration

Uli Iske iske at elkb.de
Fri Sep 12 06:23:19 GMT 2003

Leif W wrote:
> (Sorry if this post is a duplicate, but I posted the message two days ago
> and still have not seen it on the list).
> Looking in the mail archives [1] I see someone else had a similar problem
> but I saw no resolution.  I got the error: NT_STATUS_PASSWORD_EXPIRED. (btw
> error RAP2242).  I'm 100% positive the user's system password was not
> expired, I was able to log into the system console, and via ssh.  When I
> changed the password using smbpasswd, it worked again.  But I'd like to know
> where I can change the samba password expiration time, or set it when
> creating a new samba user, so it will not expire at all, or not in one week,
> but a year or 6 months instead.

as far as i know setting the accountflag X passwords never expire.


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