[Samba] can't turn off password complexity requirements

Rowland Penny rowlandpenny at googlemail.com
Thu Sep 4 11:50:09 MDT 2014

On 04/09/14 18:40, bugblatterbeast wrote:
> Hello,
>     I'm unsing Ubuntu 14.4 Server and samba 4.1.6-Ubuntu. Everything 
> works great but I somehow fail to switch off the password complexity 
> requirements. It is not unlikely that this is because I'm very 
> unexperienced with Windows. I've heard that the password-settings are 
> always a bit tricky and I did exactly what the windows-tutorials say. 
> I've tried gpresult for several users and it always says, that it's ok.
>     Are there any known problems with this setting?
>     Is there a linux-way to check gpo-settings?
>     Is there a step by step tutorial that is known to work with samba4?
> Thanks in advance, bbb

Hi, try running this, on the Samba4 AD DC:

samba-tool domain passwordsettings --help

this will display all the password options.


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