[Samba] samba 4 classicupgrade w7 clients errors

Andreas Calvo flipy.bcn at gmail.com
Tue Apr 30 02:00:02 MDT 2013

These are the current settings for the password expiration policy in the
Password complexity: on
Store plaintext passwords: off
Password history length: 0
Minimum password length: 8
Minimum password age (days): 0
Maximum password age (days): 0

Is it necessary to set a value?
A lot of users are seeing the pop-up "windows needs your credentials. Log
off and on again".

On Mon, Apr 29, 2013 at 3:11 AM, Andrew Bartlett <abartlet at samba.org> wrote:

> On Sun, 2013-04-28 at 14:31 +0200, Andreas Calvo wrote:
> > I've changed some of my test users passwords, just to renew the password
> > expiration date.
> > I may check if they are still expired or if I have to set a new
> expiration
> > policy.
> > Is it set as a GPO or using the samba-tools?
> Password expiry for the domain is applied using samba-tool:
> samba-tool domain passwordsettings
> As Samba can't read GPO files (but can serve them to clients), we don't
> follow anything from the GPO.  The only exception is that if a windows
> DC shares the domain, and it has the GPO files, it will 'fix' the
> directory to match the GPO.
> Andrew Bartlett
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Andreas Calvo

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