[Samba] Password must change: 0

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Wed May 5 23:34:30 GMT 2004

On Thu, 2004-05-06 at 00:38, Simon Berg wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm trying to create a domain user in USRMGR.EXE. The samba account will
> have its property "Password must change" set to 0. this results in the
> user not being able to access shares if he has been never logged in
> before. smbclient will return NT_STATUS_PASSWORD_MUST_CHANGE after
> logon. in USRMGR.EXE, it is impossible to uncheck the checkbox for
> "password must change". i.e. you can click to change it, but it will be
> checked again next time you open the user's configuration window.
> On the other hand, adding a user using "pdbedit -a", the property is set
> to "Fr, 13 Dec 1901 21:45:51 GMT" and everything works fine. But doing
> so s not an option for the part-time admin at the site.
> I understand from the man page of pdbedit that one cannot manually
> change this the property from anywhere?
> I'm using samba 3.0.2a-Debian. Is that a known bug and probably already
> fixed in 3.0.3?

It is my understanding that this was fixed in 3.0.3.

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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