[Samba] RE: samba 3.0.25a

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Wed Jul 2 16:58:17 GMT 2008

On Wed, Jul 02, 2008 at 04:20:10PM +0200, Sean.Beaven at UK.ING.COM wrote:
> Dear All,
> I have having difficulty getting samba to prompt for a new password when
> the old one has expired ( I have forced the expiry by using pdbedit -P
> "maximum password age" -C 300). I can reset the password (smbpasswd) on
> the Solaris 8 (Generic_117350-53) samba server, but not from the client
> side (windows XP). It prompts for a new password, but just "sits" there.
> The logs say the password has expired.  I would appreciate some
> feedback. I have now reset the expiry to a day and see it this works
> (tommorow that is) as perhaps 5 mins is not enough. I have also
> installed the sol 10 version (same version of samba) on another server
> sun box and it just keeps on prompting for a passwd - it does not even
> prompt me to change my passwd.  I am sure it is something very silly I
> have overlooked. If you need any more info please do not hesitate to
> contact me.

Jim did some work on this post 3.0.25. You might want to try
a newer version first.


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