[Samba] pam_winbind fails with "never expires" password in v.
bill at rubgrp.com
Sun Oct 29 17:03:59 GMT 2006
Environment: Domain with NT4 PDC/BDCs; shares on Fedora Core 5 boxes
with Samba 3.0.23c from Fedora.
Access to shares through Windows clients and smbclient works perfectly.
Users who try to login via ssh/telnet who have the "password never
expires" flag set but also have "old" passwords (i.e., beyond the expiry
days) get a "your password has expired" message and the login fails. If
the password is reset, they can login with no problem. It appears as
though everything works, but pam_winbind does not honor the "never
This was previously listed as a bug. The release notes for 23c
reference a fix, though it may only for AD based networks.
Is this still an open problem for non AD domains, or have I missed
something obvious (not that that ever happens to me...)?
Rubicon Group Ltd.
Oak Brook Illinois USA
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