[Samba] Forcing Password Changes
craigwhite at azapple.com
Thu Nov 17 20:05:40 GMT 2005
On Thu, 2005-11-17 at 13:46 -0600, Michael Barnes wrote:
> Actually two issues on this subject. Migrating to a new system. First,
> I want to set all accounts so when the user logs in the first time, he
> is asked to set a new password.
> Second, I need to have passwords expire and require a change every 3 months.
> As I understand it, First, I need to set "Password must change: " to
> '0'. For the second one, I need to set the maximum password age.
> I am using the tdbsam password backend. The command I found to reset
> the password was "pdbedit --pwd-must-change-time=0 -u <user>". When I
> run this, I get a response of "<user>:507:<Real Name>". However, after
> looking at it with "pdbedit -L -v <user>" Nothing changes.
> I also cannot find anywhere to change the password maximum age.
> Ideas appreciated.
samba version? As I recall, this wasn't implemented immediately in
Samba 3.0.0 but somewhere down the road.
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