[Samba] maximum password age
nik600 at gmail.com
Fri Dec 23 16:46:26 GMT 2005
On 12/19/05, simo wrote:
> On lun, 2005-12-19 at 13:37 +0100, nik600 wrote:
> > i've tried to set the maximum age of passwords with:
> > root at servlan:~# pdbedit -P "maximum password age" -C 8035200
> > account policy value for maximum password age was 8035200
> > account policy value for maximum password age is now 8035200
> > as you can see Password must change: Fri, 13 Dec 1901 21:45:51 GMT is
> > what can i do to set the password max age?
> The maximum password age is a server setting, not a specific user
> It tells the server how to calculate the Password must change field
> when, and _only_ when the user password is changed.
> When the user changes it's password, the Password must change field is
> calculated as current time + maximum password age seconds.
> Changing the maximum password age setting will not change any existing
> user Password must change field. You either need to force a user to
> change his password or edit the password must change field by yourself.
> This is hot NT has been designed, and is also the only sane way it can
thanks for your reply but i've tried to change the password and the value
Password must change doesn't change!
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