[Samba] Samba Password Aging

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Tue Feb 3 08:32:19 GMT 2004

On Tue, 2004-02-03 at 09:12, Kenneth Loafman wrote:
> Samba version 2.999+3.0cvs20020906-1 for Debian
> Somehow the Samba password is aging and is requiring a reset once a 
> month for a couple of users.  I can't see anything in the man pages to 
> indicate that the passwords age, so how is Samba doing it, and how do I 
> stop this behavior?

By not running such an old version of Samba.

Current versions of samba in debian use smbpasswd by default (will keep
tdbsam if you upgrade however) and do not have the 21 day password

pdbedit allows you to see into the tdbsam.

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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