[Samba] another question about account locking

Kevin Taylor groucho.64738 at hotmail.com
Thu Jan 13 11:10:19 MST 2011

Unfortunately, that doesn't work. Since we're using an LDAP backend, we had to turn on 'encrypt passwords=yes' which bypasses the pam checking.

> Date: Fri, 14 Jan 2011 02:51:58 +0900
> Subject: Re: [Samba] another question about account locking
> From: monyo at monyo.com
> To: groucho.64738 at hotmail.com
> CC: samba at lists.samba.org
> 2011/1/13 Kevin Taylor <groucho.64738 at hotmail.com>:
> >
> > Is there a way that we can increment the samba bad password count, when a user fails a password on a linux system? I'm looking for ways to get both Windows and Linux to simultaneously lock out accounts if they fail so many times. We're using an LDAP backend.
> How about "obey pam restrictions = yes" ?
> "obey pam restrictions = yes" means Samba should obey PAM's restriction.
> ---
> TAKAHASHI Motonobu <monyo at samba.gr.jp>

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