[Samba] winbind passwords expiring

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Fri Dec 22 01:16:32 GMT 2006

On Thu, Dec 21, 2006 at 05:37:14PM -0600, Michael Coburn wrote:
> 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 
> PAM?

Actually with 3.0.24 winbindd will cache passwords in mlocked memory
to allow krb5 tickets to be refreshed. This is only if you turn on
offline authentication though.


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