[Samba] Strange behaviour of samba-3.0.2rc2

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Tue Feb 10 02:56:30 GMT 2004

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On Mon, 9 Feb 2004, Nishant Sharma wrote:

> On comparing the LDAP attributes of the users whose passwd I had reset
> and of those I didn't, I observed that when the value of the following
> three attributes are set to '0'(zero) for a user, he was not able to
> login: sambaPwdLastSet sambaPwdCanChange sambaPwdMustChange
> In Samba-3.0.0-2, if these values were set to 0, the user was prompted
> to change his password at the time of first logon saying that his
> password has expired. But with Samba-3.0.2rc2, login was not possible.
> Only on removing these three attributes or resetting their values, which
> is done by 'smbpasswd', logins were possible.

The reason for the change is related to the unitialized password issues 
described in the 3.0.2 release notes.

cheers, jerry
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