[Samba] M$ W2K Clients get requests to change samba password -- PDC is a samba 2.2.8a

Craig White craigwhite at azapple.com
Tue Mar 16 02:38:24 GMT 2004

On Mon, 2004-03-15 at 16:39, M. D. Parker wrote:
> I am seeing an intermittent problem that bugs just a few people,
> infrequently.
> We use a Linux RH8 / Samba 2.2.8a PDC and the clients are W2K SP3 systems
> with
> current M$ patches.
> At times, users get the a message that their password expires in XX days and
> if they would like to change them.
> The smbpasswd file for all user entries are marked with the flags 'UX'
> meaning
>  of course the password NEVER expires.
> I have verified that the RH shadow passwords (should not be used) are set to
> never
> expire.  And "obey pam restrictions=no".
sounds to me like a local policy issue


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