[Samba] SAMBA4 Alpha12 password changing problem
esiotrot at gmail.com
Wed Aug 3 02:14:28 MDT 2011
On 2 August 2011 23:44, bakytn <bakytn at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have successfully installed SAMBA4 Alpha12 as PDC.
Why such an ancient version?
You should consider upgrading to e.g. the Alpha 16 release.
> I added two machines. Ubuntu 11.04 Linux and Windows 7.
> They both can authenticate and log in to the machines. WHich is great.
> The problem comes when users trying to change their password.
> This is not working! It's constantly complaining for the complexity. However
> I used strong and absolutely different to any previous password.
For Alpha 12, use the following to see the password complexity settings:
net pwsettings show
Use the following to see how to change these options:
net pwsettings --help set
e.g. to change the minimum password length:
net pwsettings set --min-pwd-length=6
With later versions of Samba you'd use the "samba-tool" command
instead of "net".
> Can you help me and tell how people can change their own passwords.
> Thank you very much! Samba4 rocks!
> P.S: Let me know if you need any additional information.
Michael Wood <esiotrot at gmail.com>
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