[Samba] Samba password expiry time

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Tue Nov 29 03:01:48 GMT 2005

On Monday 28 November 2005 14:11, Mike Hodgkinson wrote:
> I have found that when passwords are reset from a windows machine, the
> default password expiry period is around 40 days. I would like to change
> this to say 90 days, but have been unable to find a way.
> I tried the option "password expire time" but testparm doesn't seem to
> recognise it.
> There is nothing in the official Samba How-to about this.

Quick - fire the documentation maintainer! Bad boy! Bad, Bad Boy!

Oops, How about chapter 10 of the Official HOWTO?


Maybe some day we will get our doc right. ;-/

- John T.

> Has anyone managed to set thier default expiry time?
> I am using Samba 3.0.14a-Debian with an OpenLDAP backend.
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