[Samba] sambaRefuseMachinePwdChange policy in samba 3.0.28 (PLEASE ANSWER)

Frank frank at si.ct.upc.edu
Wed Mar 25 07:18:15 GMT 2009

Thanks for your answer Eric,

does someone else, those excellent gurus of Samba, can give us an answer?


En/na Eric Roseme ha escrit:
> Frank wrote:
>> Hi,
>> we have a couple of Linux RHEL 5 samba servers in a domain, one as 
>> PDC and the other as BDC, and both with LDAP backends
>> samba version is 3.0.28-1
>> We want pc clients can't change their machine password using 
>> sambaRefuseMachinePwdChange policy, so we set it to 1 in LDAP
>> But pc clients still can change their passwords, and we don't see any 
>> acces to sambaRefuseMachinePwdChange attribute on LDAP logs.
>> Is it not used in this version yet? Must we do something special to 
>> use it?
> I saw the same thing in August of 2007:
> http://marc.info/?l=samba&m=118772246625319&w=2
> Which was never replied to.
> Eric Roseme

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