[Samba] User and Password expiry

Neil nwilson123 at gmail.com
Mon Jan 12 05:22:58 MST 2015

Thanks for the answer Marcel, I did get them confused.

Any ideas why then that my passwords don't seem to be expiring even
well after 60 days and despite having the domain policy enforcing
password expiry?



Neil Wilson.

On Mon, Jan 12, 2015 at 12:46 PM, Marcel de Reuver <marcel at de.reuver.org> wrote:
> Account expiry and password expiry are not the same....
> BR, Marcel
> 2015-01-12 10:15 GMT+01:00 Neil <nwilson123 at gmail.com>:
>> [..]
> If I then look through the "AD Domain Users and Groups" utility under
>> the "Account" tab the password is set to expire on the 17th of January
>> 2038 (which I presume came from when the accounts were imported off an
>> old Samba3 server)
>> Surely if I've set the domain policy of 60 day expiry, this should
>> override the pre-existing account expiry? I'm fairly certain this
>> account has existed for more than 60 days since the policy was
>> enabled.
>> [..]
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