[Samba] Samba password expiry time

Mike Hodgkinson mike.hodgkinson at solnetsolutions.co.nz
Tue Nov 29 03:10:58 GMT 2005

Ah pdbedit, thank you.
It didnt come up after hours of googling and searching through the 
official howto, otherwise I wouldn't have asked here. Perhaps it is just 
my inexperience with the Samba How-to.


Craig White wrote:

>On Tue, 2005-11-29 at 10:11 +1300, 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.
>>Has anyone managed to set thier default expiry time?
>>I am using Samba 3.0.14a-Debian with an OpenLDAP backend.
>chapter 10 of the How-To available from www.samba.org (I mention this in
>case you have older dead tree form)
>the command is called pdbedit

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