[Samba] must change password flag doesn't reset ?

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Tue Feb 24 21:35:27 GMT 2004

On Tue, 2004-02-24 at 23:18, Alan Munday wrote:
> Hi
> I've searched the archives but did not spot this particular issue there.
> Config. RH8, Samba 3.0.2a. Auth via smbpasswd.
> I have a small office network where one of the accounts has had there
> password expire and resetting the password just went round in loops.
> I've tried removing the password synching from smb.conf and removing the
> user from smbpasswd and re-creating their account with pdbedit.
> In all cases the user is prompted to change their password on the next login
> even when the password is reported to have successfully been changed.
> All help appreciated.

Are the clocks between the two machines in sync?

smbpasswd is not meant to actually support this, so there is something
else at play...  I'll need more detail on exactly what you have done
with this system.

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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