[Samba] Samba4 Domain Account Lockout

Chris Stoneburner 200406274 at panthers.greenville.edu
Wed Jan 16 08:21:43 MST 2013

No worries - thanks for the notice!  If it's not already listed, is there a
place I can recommend the feature to be implemented?

Thanks again!

On Wed, Jan 16, 2013 at 6:02 AM, Andrew Bartlett <abartlet at samba.org> wrote:

> On Fri, 2013-01-11 at 22:54 -0500, Chris Stoneburner wrote:
> > First off, I apologize if this is a duplicate - I had some issues with
> > the first email I tried to join this list with!
> >
> > I'm currently using samba4 as an AD DC (domain and forest are both
> > configured with the samba-tool command to be at the 2008_R2 functional
> > level) for both Windows and Linux systems.  I've got the default
> > password settings set using the "samba-tool domain passwordsettings"
> > command and I have all the GPOs configured as I need them for clients.
> > However, I would like to configure how the account lockout functions
> > for the domain accounts.  I read in the archive for this list that
> > there isn't currently support for server side GPOs, so I'm not certain
> > how to configure this, or if its even possible.
> > My question with respect to samba is two fold: is it even POSSIBLE to
> > have samba detect multiple failed login attempts to a domain account
> > (e.g., the default domain administrator) and "lock" the account once a
> > certain threshold has been reached and if so how is that configured?
> No, this is not yet implemented in the AD DC.
> Sorry,
> Andrew Bartlett
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> Andrew Bartlett                                http://samba.org/~abartlet/
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