[Samba] accountExpires never representation?

Jeff Sadowski jeff.sadowski at gmail.com
Thu Mar 1 00:54:05 UTC 2018

It doesn't tell me what sets it to what. I thought it was interesting
that when I created the account it used one (probably done from samba)
 and that when I set it back it used zero probably from the ADUC

On Wed, Feb 28, 2018 at 1:56 AM, Rowland Penny via samba
<samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:
> On Tue, 27 Feb 2018 21:39:16 -0700
> Jeff Sadowski via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:
>> I have been running experiments and I found an interesting multiple
>> representations of never expiring accounts.
>> I see when I create an account using the ADUC in windows 10 pro on
>> samba-dc-4.7.5-2.fc27
>> when I use ldapsearch to get accountExpires I get 9223372036854775807
>> if I set the account to expire I get the expected value for that date.
>> Here is the strange part when I set the account back to never expires
>> the value is then 0
>> So both 9223372036854775807 and 0 represent an account that never
>> expires. If I set the value using ldapmodify it shows the same in
>> ADUC under windows 10 pro.
> You could have found this out by doing an internet search, where
> something like this would turn up:
> https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms675098%28v=vs.85%29.aspx?f=255&MSPPError=-2147217396
> Rowland
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