[Samba] winbind passwords expiring

Michael Coburn mcoburn at jupiterimages.com
Thu Dec 21 23:37:14 GMT 2006

AFAIK, winbind doesn't do any storage of usernames/passwords, it only 
caches them for a short period, before querying the NT4 PDC at next 
client authentication.  How is your Unix service talking to winbind, via 
Michael Coburn
Enterprise Systems Administrator

Chris Smith wrote:
> With samba-3.0.23d and an NT4 PDC, passwords expire for no obvious reason when 
> using winbind for system services such as ssh(sftp). The users have no 
> problem when accessing the Samba shares or logging onto the domain locally, 
> but periodically windbind will expire their passwords when attempting to use 
> such 'nix services.
> Any clues?
> Thanks,
> Chris

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