[Samba] Samba4 and account policy

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Sun Jun 13 21:25:01 MDT 2010

On Sat, 2010-06-12 at 06:59 -0430, Ivan Martinez wrote:
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> Hi there,
> I'm test the Account Lockout Threshold policy (Computer Setting) in
> samba4-alpha12 but dont work. I the user and Computer to OU and nothing.
> Work fine this policy?
> I need a password expiry warning too... any suggestion
> Thanks a lot

Samba4 does not support Group Policy for 'server side' things at the
moment - that is, it will happily tell clients to apply the group
policy, but it cannot actually understand the files it serves.  

See the 'net pwsettings' command to control server-side password
policies in Samba4.

Andrew Bartlett

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