[Samba] User accounts being blocked

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Fri Aug 26 20:36:31 UTC 2016

On Fri, 2016-08-19 at 14:39 -0500, James Crouch via samba wrote:
> I am fairly sure Samba will ignore GP password policies, but if you
> set the
> policies with the samba tool command, then it should adhere to it,
> unless
> you are running across the bug I mentioned. You would see multiple
> badPwdCount increases for one bad password in the logs if you are
> experiencing that bug.
> -James Crouch

This describes the situation correctly. 

We do wish we could honour the group policy files, but sadly the
patches have not been re-worked to a point where we can include them
(it is not a trivial task, even with the base of work from some GSoC

I am glad to say we finally fixed the double-counting issue with 4.5.


Andrew Bartlett
Andrew Bartlett                       http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team  http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Catalyst IT          http://catalyst.net.nz/services/samba

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