[Samba] pdbedit and password expiry

Craig White craigwhite at azapple.com
Tue Feb 10 16:36:14 GMT 2004

On Tue, 2004-02-10 at 01:59, David Wilson wrote:
> Hi Collen,
> Thanks for your reply.
> The MySQL backend sounds good, though I think LDAP may be a bit easier
> for us. I suppose SQL may be a better option when a VERY large user base
> is used ? Nevertheless I will keep your email in mind.
> >From what Andrew has said, I think the password expiry option can only
> be applied to all users, exactly the same as Windows NT ?
Actually, I think that you have this somewhat backwards. LDAP is totally
scalable and would be best in large scale installations. MySQL backend
is probably more suitable for a smaller, single DC installation where
the maintainer has more familiarity with coding MySQL than LDAP.


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